Safe & Scorching

Brady, Don T.
January 2006
Fire Chief;Jan2006, Vol. 50 Issue 1, Special section p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the benefits of gas-fueled, computer-controlled live-fire training systems to fire departments. The systems realistically replicate fire emergencies in safe, controlled and environmentally sound manner. Fires are initiated and can be extinguished by the instructor at the touch of a button. Also, the control system automatically extinguishes the fires and ventilates all heat and smoke from the burn room in an emergency situation. The systems use simulated smoke that is an environmentally-benign, flame-safe aerosol fog.


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