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Even more dangerous than a rollover is a flashover.
Unlike a rollover, however, a flashover happens everywhere at once; every molecule of atmosphere, every object in the vicinity, instantly turns to fire.
To show the effects of a flashover, rollover and the better understanding of a blaze, the Olmsted Township Fire Department hosted a regional fire training simulator last week that also included Olmsted Falls and North Olmsted firefighters.
Olmsted Township helped its firefighters and those of two other departments learn more about fires, including rollovers and flashovers, that occur in a blaze.
The vast majority travels around the outside in a 'flashover' effect, Cooper explains.
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