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What is flammability? The author suggests that it consists of ignitibility, sustainability, and combustibility. He defines ignitibility in terms of fuel properties and heat source intensity. Similar methods for determining sustainability and combustibility have not yet been formulated.

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Note: The author is a Principal Research Physicist stationed at the Northern Forest Fire Laboratory in Missoula, Montana.

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Anderson, H.E. Forest fuel ignitibility. Fire Technol 6, 312–319 (1970). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02588932

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