Posts Tagged ‘fire’

Everything is Standardized, Even Fires

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Nowadays, almost everything is standardized, even the tiniest little fire. There is also the so-called “standardized fire.” But even if the word sounds a little dry and dull, it does happen to be an important way to compare fire extinguishers with each other.


When Flames Spread to a Neighboring House – It Doesn’t Take Long

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Source: Oberstdorf Fire Department

While reading historical documents, it’s hard not to notice how many cities ended up in flames. In our highly technological world with its variety of fire protection regulations, this is practically unimaginable. But a major fire a few weeks ago in Oberstdorf proves that it doesn’t take long for a fire to get out of control.