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Flashover Simulator

Firefighters' lives may depend on the ability to recognize the signs of an impending flashover and being prepared to take action quickly and effectively. Many firefighters view flashover training as the most intense training of their career.

The Flashover Simulator allows instructors to demonstrate fire behavior from incipient stage to flashover. The curriculum and Simulator was developed by the Swedish Rescue Services Agency.

Flashover training is being expanded into the areas of Hazardous Materials, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Meth Labs as all have the capability of creating a flashover.

Repetition of flashover training increases and stabilizes the firefighter's knowledge and skills to recognize and handle this specific fire scenario.