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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. Tulsa School Fire: ATF Engineer on Fire Behavior

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    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
  2. 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

  3. Week in Review: July 29, 2010

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    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
  4. Letters to the Editor

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jul 2005

    The author also states that a smoke explosion and a backdraft are synonymous ..... fuel drives each phenomenon. A smoke explosion relies on the actual gases produced ..... the article better describes a smoke explosion phenomenon than a backdraft

  5. Rolldown Gates

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    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.
  6. Flashover Survival

    Online Articles

    Thu, 21 Aug 2008

    gases, and again with little or no ventilation, the situation is ideal for a potential backdraft, also known as a smoke explosion . The backdraft will indeed produce a significant mechanical overpressure or explosion, which will more than likely

  7. Staffing and Tactics for Firefighter Survival

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 1 Apr 2010

    our need to check void spaces such as those above false ceilings, we need to be prepared for the possibility of a smoke explosion , a backdraft, or flashovers. In cases where spaces rich in heated combustion by-products exist, venting needs

  8. 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