Fire Technology

, Volume 16, Issue 4, pp 252–258 | Cite as

Examination of electrical conductors following a fire

  • Bernard Béland


Electrical arcing under fire conditions is examined in this paper. It explains why arcs are started under fire conditions, while they are difficult to start under normal conditions.


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© The National Fire Protection Association 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard Béland
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of SherbrookeSherbrookeCanada

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