Why Are Fire Doors Kept Closed During A Fire

Why Are Fire Doors Kept Closed During A Fire

Date:Jan 06, 2020

It is to stop fresh air flowing into the fire to keep it going. Best Case scenario: Closed doorsand windows, along with turned-off ventilation (usually happens automatically when a fire alarm goes off) starves the fire of oxygen and it either dies down to a manageable size or even burns out completely.

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