Describe the different Classifications of fire and give examples of each. Describe how starvation, smothering:

Question

  1. Describe the different Classifications of fire and give examples of each.
  2. Describe how starvation, smothering, and cooling can contribute to the extinguishing of a fire and outline how ONE extinguishing media would support each process.
  3. Describe the process of flashover and backdraught and how a firefighter might recognize the signs and symptoms of each
  4. Explain the meaning of the following terms and their relevance to firefighting operations.
    • Flashpoint
    • Fire point
    • Spontaneous ignition temperature
    • Spontaneous combustion
    • Limits of flammability