Santa Ana Fire Department Experiments at South Bristol Street.
Santa Ana Fire Department Experiments at South Bristol
Walton, W. D.; Putorti, A. D., Jr.; Twilley, W. H.;
Albers, J. C.
NISTIR 5776; 218 p. February 1996.
Available from: National Technical Information Service
Order number: PB96-154810
bedrooms; fire tests; furniture; home fires; single
family dwellings; smoke detectors; sprinklers;
temperature measurements; experiments; oxygen
concentration; sprinkler activation
A series of fire experiments were conducted in vacant
single family dwellings on South Bristol Street in Santa
Ana, California. Fire experiments were conducted in
bedrooms and living rooms. Fuels consisted of either
home furnishings or a propane burner. Fire phenomena
measured included: temperatures within various rooms,
wall jet velocity, fuel mass during burning, heat flux
smoke detector activation time, sprinkler activation
time, oxygen concentration, and time to full room