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Unpredictable Fires

Written by: Alan Baker 14th June, 2017

Fires are unpredictable things, and the recent fire at Grenfell Tower shows how even the experts can be caught out. Basically, fires burn upwards since the heat they generate causes the air above the fire to expand, lowering its density and therefore floating upwards like a helium balloon.  Fresh air is then drawn in at the…

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