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Offline charliesnike

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Fire involving video tapes
« on: November 24, 2014, 06:12:09 AM »
Does anyone have any knowledge of any research that may have been carried out regarding fires involving video cassettes?

Offline John Webb

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Re: Fire involving video tapes
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2014, 07:02:04 PM »
Work was done in the mid-1990s by the Fire Research Station (BRE) following a serious fire in a house where there were numerous video tapes stacked up. Work was also done, as part of a look at fire growth in retail premises and efficiency of sprinklers, on a mocked-up video rental store. Try looking at and at their bookshop. If you don't find anything obvious, try their enquiry service. Possible contact might be a Mr Martin Shipp, although I understand he now works part-time, as do several other former colleagues of mine, but he is the most likely to know.
John Webb
Consultant on Fire Safety, Diocese of St Albans
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Offline SamFIRT

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Re: Fire involving video tapes
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2014, 08:07:52 AM »
Some work was carried out By Kent FRS Try their CS department. 01622 692121

Offline benne

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Re: Fire involving video tapes
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2014, 10:37:14 AM »