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The science behind fire suppressionand a pitch for home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Have you heard? The fire service has started embracing a series of scientific experiments that’s producing quantifiable data to help determine how to best fight fires. This scientific approach is said to be altering fire suppression tactics used by firefighters. Fire service journals, websites, and conferences are all highlighting this fire-attack-based-on-science phenomenon. And suppression people (like me) are absorbing, debating, and applying the latest information. I support the scientific approach to studying fire dynamics and fire attack. I truly applaud the work of the good people at UL, NIST, NFPA, and other organizations for their efforts to publicize and promote

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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