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  1. Firefighter Training Bulletin: Flashover

    Online Articles

    Tue, 25 Mar 2014

    the ignition occurs at the ideal mixture, the result can be a violent smoke gas explosion. This is referred to as smoke explosion or fire gas ignition depending on the severity of the combustion process. A hot rich flashover occurs when the hot

  2. Tulsa School Fire Determined Accidental

    Online Articles

    Sat, 15 Sep 2012

    hallway floor into the classroom and the crawl space below where it vented from the classroom window. The resulting smoke explosion or "backdraft" occurred when oxygen was introduced into the area by the firefighters entering the room to extinguish

  1. Monday Morning Quarterback

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Apr 2012

    windows ensures complete ventilation, allowing fresh air to draw back toward the roof ventilation opening. Then if a smoke explosion occurs, the fire will possibly blow out of the windows and not down on the members. 2Even though there is zero visibility

  2. Tulsa School Fire: ATF Engineer on Fire Behavior

    Video

    Thu, 13 Sep 2012

    a week what had happened that we thought with the flash what's this thing burning we thought you know could you smoke explosion . Well infringing easier when the woman on the part dynamics of what happened that day talk a little bit about. What

    Smoke Explosion found at 0:31

    flash -- what's this thing burning we thought you know could you smoke explosion . Well infringing easier when the woman on the part dynamics of what happened that day -- talk a little bit about. What
  3. Rolldown Gates

    Video

    Tue, 3 Feb 2009

    we'll come right out. Remember this important safety tip corner cutting open roll down gates. Always try to use the to protect yourself we don't wanna be injured by a smoke explosion that suddenly appears from behind them all done.

    Smoke Explosion found at 3:56

    the -- to protect yourself we don't wanna be injured by a smoke explosion that suddenly appears from behind them all done.
  4. Grab the Dresser

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    holes and back to the vent hole. Hopefully this would prevent the fire from being blown back down on us in case of a smoke explosion in the attic space. When the line was charged and the nozzle was bled of air, the chief was notified that we were

  5. The Protocol of the Mayday Call

    Magazine Articles

    Sun, 1 Jan 2012

    call a Mayday if they were caught in a significant fire event, which was defined as a flashover, backdraft, or " smoke explosion ," only 54 percent of firefighters said yes. Additionally, research into the theory of recognition primed decision

  6. Week in Review: July 29, 2010

    Video

    Thu, 29 Jul 2010

    direction construction features and other unforeseeable an unknown forces. The fire can rob finally creating either smoke explosion of flash over or some type a structural collapse resulting catastrophe. Oftentimes are clues. But many times there

    Smoke Explosion found at 4:01

    other unforeseeable an unknown forces. The fire can rob finally creating either smoke explosion of flash over or some type a structural collapse resulting catastrophe. Oftentimes are clues. But many times there are not. Our work
  7. SAW OPERATIONS: The 'Tap' Method

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Apr 2002

    smoke can be a telltale sign that the fire is growing or a warning sign of an impending hazard such as a backdraft or smoke explosion . It can also cause the saw to "choke out" and stall because of a lack of fresh air. If this occurs, saw operations

  8. NOT MORE MISTAKES? NOPE, LESSONS AGAIN, part 3

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Jan 2005

    next" fire, is to monitor conditions around you and know where you are all the time. Remember that flashover and smoke explosion can become NONevents with prompt and proper truck work and the rapid cooling of engine work, combined with effective