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Santa Ana Fire Department Experiment at 1315 South Bristol, July 14, 1994. Report of Test.


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Putorti, A. D., Jr.; Walton, W. D.; Twilley, W. H.; Deal, S.; Albers, J. C.

FR 3995; 21 p. August 31, 1994.

Fire Technology, Vol. 31, No. 1, 62-76, First Quarter 1995.

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National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB95-188868

Keywords:

fire departments; experiments; home fires; residential buildings; smoke detectors; sprinklers; temperature; large scale fire tests; single family dwellings; sprinkler activation

Abstract:

This report of test addresses a fire experiment conducted on July 14, 1994 in a vacant single family dwelling at 1315 South Bristol Street in Santa Ana, California. Fire phenomena measured included: temperatures within various rooms, the velocity and temperature of outflowing cases, smoke detector activation time, sprinkler activation times, and time to full room involvement.