Fire spreads at an almost unbelievable rate. Recently, forest fires around the world have highlighted how devastating and fast-spreading fire can be. Wildfires can consume vast areas of land in minutes, increasing in intensity as they grow. Dry conditions and abundant fuel combine to horrifying effect – not just for the wildlife that live there, but for humans who live and work nearby too.

Now imagine the same process in an enclosed space. This is where underestimating the speed of fire can cost lives.

the speed of fire