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Flash over

The rapid transition to a state of total surface involvement in a fire of combustible materials within an enclosure. Flash over occurs due to the heat from a fire when the gases reach their ignition temperature and flames flash over the entire surface of a room or area.

References:

  •  Bengtsson, L-G. (2001) Inomhusbrand. Karlstad: R?ddningsverket (in Swedish)
 

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