Fire Prevention Week Video Question: Light Smoke in a Building: Problem or No Problem?

TRUE OR FALSE? If there is a light haze in a building, there is nothing to worry about if you call the fire department right away. The fire will be immediately stopped.

Firefighters arrived for a fire call that reported light haze and a smell of smoke to find heavy fire in the concealed spaces between the ceiling and roof — fire showing above the roof.

A 5:30AM fire destroyed the Finneytown McDonald’s in Ohio on Wednesday, October 13, 2010. When the manager arrived there was a light haze in the building. The fire department was immediately called, and the fire department responded within two minutes. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire in the concealed spaces between the ceiling and roof.



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