How Fires Start
by William A. Lotz, P.E.
Frankly I don't like fires and never the wood shelf on fire, the paints
"go to one" for entertainment. exploded and the fire caught on to the
Insurance companies occasionally ask adjacent stairwell. (Note: In the
our firm to determine the cause of a living room a woodstove was in direct
fire. Usually, they are unsure of the contact with plywood wall paneling.
cause or think someone can be sued This probably would have caused a fire
for negligence. at some point in the future.)
Not the Wood Stove
There are four principles for
1. Get there before the debris has