In 1986 NFPA created the award winning video - Fire Power - which takes a firsthand look at the deadly dynamics of fire from ignition to full room involvement. At every twist and turn of the video, viewers get a bird's-eye view of fire's path of destruction and are astonished at how rapidly smoke and flames from a small fire envelop a home, making escape virtually impossible.
Much has changed since Fire Power was produced. What has not changed is the awesome power of fire. For the 25th anniversary, NFPA revisits a few of the original scenes with the original narrator, Boston News Reporter Jack Harper, to talk about the dramatic footage and the role home fire sprinklers play in saving lives and property.
As Jack Harper explains: “The message today is the same as it was in 1986; you cannot survive flashover...”
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