Flashcards in Hazards Deck (4)
Where do most fires in single-family dwelling start?
In the area of cooking or heating appliances
Vinyl and asphalt siding may contribute to vertical and horizontal fire spread and can create a severe what?
Exterior exposure problem
And fire traveling into upper floors or the attic space Via the roof soffit
The potential for collapse and single-family dwelling's as a result of fire is related to two distinct factors what are they?
The presence or absence of lightweight construction materials
Whether or not the fire is attacking the structural components or contents only