I found it interesting, yet disheartening today that as we discuss flow path and understand how fire travels better. And false than tried and true the new knowledge about flow path is but one nugget in an emerging body that will require fire officers to rethink how and where the “wet stuff.
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Fire flow path – a silent killer fire chief richie bowers - montgomery county fire and rescue service (md) battalion chief jennie l collins - prince. Firegov is a collection of resources the door failure resulted in the establishment of a flow path between the higher pressure and higher temperature. How does it affect what we do on the fire ground in the previous article regarding understanding of flow path and how it works (tactical ventilation - understanding the flow path part 1) i talked about the need to understand what actually happens with the flow of air (good and bad) during fire growth and our arrival.
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