Ashland #Fire Dept. burns a model bedroom at new digs along Mifflin Ave | #ESC_LLC #FirePrevention #FireProtection | The city’s newest fire station staged its first-ever live burn demonstration Tuesday night to educate the public on the dangers of a residential fire (ashlandsource). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1Rn
The event meant burning a wooden trailer, which was divided into identical two rooms typically found in a home. The difference between the two, however, was the presence of a sprinkler system in one of them. (read more)
Real-scale fire tests of one bedroom apartments with regard to tenability assessment
Statistics reveal that people mostly die in bedrooms or lounges, from smoking-related fires. However, at present, little is known of this phenomenon, especially in terms of identifying which fire effects first injure people. Through several real-scale fire tests, two different sets of fire scenarios are explored in a single bedroom apartment.