Fire personnel and equipment must arrive quickly as fires can spread rapidly. Fires can flashover (an instance of a fire spreading very rapidly across a gap because of intense heat) in less than ten minutes. According to scientifically proven data from the NFPA, the probability of civilian death increases by 1,090% when a fire moves beyond the room of origin.
Calgarians need to speak up for their families, friends and neighbor’s safety. Please contact your City Councilor and the Mayor to express your concerns before a final decision is made on March 19th.