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NFPA event educates building officials on the fierceness of home fires and the sprinkler solution

By Fred Durso, Jr. Two-and-a-half minutes. That’s the amount of time it took a wooden structure housing a sofa, fin de table, et d'autres meubles pour atteindre embrasement–the point during a fire when all objects in a room simultaneously hit their ignition temperature. Nothing living survives a flashover. Flames funneled out of the eight-by-eight mock living room as spectators, standing nearly 30 feet from the fire, felt the heat. L'événement, held at NFPA headquarters in Quincy, Massachusetts, to a group of more than 100 people, was too eye-catching to merely watch; many recorded it with their smartphones. The majority of spectators have a vested

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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