Fire Technology

, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 269–277

Fire behavior and protection in hyperbaric chambers

  • Capt Harian L. Turner
  • Louis Segal Sfpe

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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© The National Fire Protection Association 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • Capt Harian L. Turner
    • 1
  • Louis Segal Sfpe
    • 2
  1. 1.Los Angeles Fire Prevention BureauLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.California State Fire Marshal's OfficeUSA