Chapter 3. Fire Risk Assessment Based on Past Fire Experience

  1. David Yung B.Eng., M.A.Sc., Ph.D. President Research Leader Senior Research Officer Group Leader member Editor-in-Chief Fellow professional engineer

Published Online: 8 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714065.ch3

Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildings

Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildings

How to Cite

Yung, D. (2008) Fire Risk Assessment Based on Past Fire Experience, in Principles of Fire Risk Assessment in Buildings, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714065.ch3

Author Information

  1. Yung & Associates Inc., Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 DEC 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470854020

Online ISBN: 9780470714065

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • fire risk assessments and past fire experience;
  • Rhode Island 2003 Station Club fire;
  • night club fire scenario;
  • Fire loss data;
  • National Fire Incidents Reporting System (NFIRS);
  • international fire statistics;
  • fire risk assessment fire statistics;
  • fire incident data;
  • fire occurrence frequency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Based on Past Fire Experience

  • Based on Fire Incident Data

  • Summary

  • Review Questions

  • References