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Publication Citation: Firebrand Generation Data Obtained from a Full Scale Structure Burn

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Author(s): Sayaka S. Suzuki; Samuel L. Manzello; Matthew Lage; George Laing;
Title: Firebrand Generation Data Obtained from a Full Scale Structure Burn
Published: July 27, 2012
Abstract: A full scale, proof-of-concept experiment was conducted to investigate firebrand production from a burning structure. In this experiment, NIST researchers were invited to set up instrumentation during a structure burn down. As the structure burned, firebrands were collected using an array of water pans. The size and mass distribution of firebrands collected from the burning structure were compared to those measured from vegetation as well as historical firebrand investigations.
Citation: International Journal of Wildland Fire
Volume: 21
Pages: pp. 961 - 968
Keywords: WUI; firebrands
Research Areas: Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF11133  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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