Ventilation (fire investigation)

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Refers to the introduction of oxygen-rich fresh air to the fire through openings in the structure, be it an open or breached window, door, or a burned-through roof. If there is ventilation, the heat-release rate will be greater in the area where the ventilation is provided.

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