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What five conditions must be present for a wind impacted fire to occur?

1 - Wind
2 - Fire in an apartment
3 - Failed or opened window in the fire room
4 - Fire apartment door leading to the public hall left open or not fully closed
5 - An area of low pressure such as an opened stairwell door or an opened apartment door on the opposite side of the public hallway from the fire apartment.

1

Flow Path is described as?

The movement of fire, heat and smoke from an area of high pressure (the fire area) to an area of low pressure (all areas other than the fire area).

2

The impact of the wind will be affected by what three things?

1 - the size of the window opening
2 - the fuel load
3 - The stage of the fire when the window failed