Extreme Fire Behavior: Backdraft

A backdraft involves deflagration or rapid combustion of hot pyrolysis products and flammable products of combustion upon mixing with air. Several conditions are necessary in order for a backdraft to occur within a compartment. The fire must have...


 

Bystanders reported that there were children in an upstairs bedroom. Initial tactical operations involved primary search by on floor two, by two firefighters with a hosereel (