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    • a serious fire behavior phenomena involving ignition of…
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backdraft definition

  • noun:
    • a serious fire behavior phenomena involving ignition of services and products of combustion (like carbon monoxide) and pyrolysis items upon introduction of oxygen to a compartment. Within phenomena the gas typically is at a higher heat (above 600 levels C), but combustion is limited by too little air. Introduction of atmospheric oxygen leads to explosive combustion.
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