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O'dogherty, M.J., Young, R.A. and Lange, A., 1968. THE PERFORMANCE OF WATER-TYPE EXTINGUISHERS ON EXPERIMENTAL CLASS A FIRES. Fire Research Notes 731
The work described in this report was carried out on wood fires using water jet extinguishers of capacity 5.7 and 9.1 l (1-1/4 and 2 gal). The report describes tests carried out to the requirements of French and West German standards and experiments conducted with an experimental crib, of constant cross-sectional dimensions, to study the effect or increasing the length on the extinction time and the quantity of water used to extinguish the flames. A study was also made or the effect or the pre-burn time of a German standard crib on the extinction time and the re-ignition time.
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