San Francisco News Station Asks “What is a Flashover?”

Fire behavior in fatal San Francisco fire has KGO-TV asking about "flashover"

Published Friday, June 3, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) - What happened inside a house on Thursday that ended up killing a San Francisco firefighter and critically injuring another, was something firefighters call a "flashover". It's a sudden explosion and they happen more often than you might think.

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