Engineering View of the Fire of May 4, 1988 in the First Interstate Bank Building, Los Angeles, California.
Engineering View of the Fire of May 4, 1988 in the First
Interstate Bank Building, Los Angeles, California.
Nelson, H. E.
NISTIR 89-4061; 39 p. March 1989.
Available from: National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB89-183222
burning rate; detector response; fire incidence; fire
investigations; fire models; flashover; oxygen
consumption; banks (buildings)
The course of the fire is traced in terms of developing
fire phenomena. Special emphasis is given to burning
rate of building furnishings, smoke layer temperature,
layer level, oxygen consumption, combustion efficiency,
flashover, exterior fire propagation, detector response,
sprinkler operation, smoke movement and some