Capabilities and limitations of existing extinguishing systems in case of fire in the building. Focus on environmental work.
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Description: 

The purpose of this study has been to present the available extinguishing methods and their "Method Ability" for external extinguishment on building fires. For fire fighters, there is an emphasis on external extinguishing methods before internal to prevent carcinogenic substances from being absorbed into the skin. The study also looks into the effects of using foam to extinguish fires on the human body, which was concluded as a negative effect.

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Funding Source: 
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)
Coordinator: 
Sweden
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