Fire Technology

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 269–277

Fire behavior and protection in hyperbaric chambers


  • Capt Harian L. Turner
    • Los Angeles Fire Prevention Bureau
  • Louis Segal Sfpe
    • California State Fire Marshal's Office

DOI: 10.1007/BF02588469

Cite this article as:
Turner, C.H.L. & Sfpe, L.S. Fire Technol (1965) 1: 269. doi:10.1007/BF02588469


What affect does air pressure have on combustion? on fire protection? These questions have been prompted by the medical profession's increasing use of relatively high-pressure environments. To find the answers, the authors conducted tests in the hyperbaric chamber of a Los Angeles hospital.

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