Efforts to increase motorcoach and school bus fire safety have been done by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
The fire resistance of building materials are often assessed in furnace tests in which the thermal environment is similar to a flashover room fire.
Explosive properties in dust. A dust explosion occurs when an ignitable concentration of fine dust forms in the air & makes contact with an ignition source.
Despite their costs, full scale Metro Carriage Fire Tests are the best way to obtain valuable information about the realistic carriage fires.
Air Curtains in Underground Railways can protect against the spread of Fire Gases – an important objective of fire protection design of a building structure.
These expert reports look in detail at various factors in the home and community which contribute to significant residential fire hazards.
Fires at waste facilities caused by storage of waste fuels are a recurring problem that causes 60–70 emergency service call-outs every year in Sweden.
This article reports a successful evacuation from a burning bus at Ättekulla in Helsingborg on 14th Feb. 2012. Indeed, no-one was injured in the accident.
The loss of human lives and body injuries as a consequence of post-collision fires either by smoke inhalation or due to burn injuries are not uncommon.
NEW European Standard for Rolling Stock Fire Safety Testing. A new European standard for rolling stock fire safety testing is expected soon.