The ATF has not stated anything yet. The official report has not been
released, and this article is 90% speculation.
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 8:22 PM, <bcasterl...@fsc-inc.com> wrote:
> In other words, if all the ATF is saying is that the fire started outside
> on the patio then it did, and the Federal Prosecutors are moving on to
> other cases.
> If the toilets flushed the water supply for this hazard would have been
> enough to smash that fire-- if it had started inside.
> Maybe it burned up through the eaves, got above the attic sprinklers,
> spread exponentially, then descended like dark clouds from hell over a
> large area activating sprinklers far from the origin and that is why the
> survivors were wet coming out.
> So all the so-called typos ie 363 vs 663 gpm is MOOT-- if it stated outide
> it's like arson -- our control mode designs can't handle it.
> Quoting bcasterl...@fsc-inc.com:
> Quoting David Blackwell <david.blackw...@llr.sc.gov>:
>> Yes, it had a sprinkler system, but also multiple fatalities...
>>> "In deadly fire at West Chester nursing home, what went wrong?"
>>> Updated: March 2, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
>>> David Blackwell
>> thanks David.
>> My heart goes out to all involved.
>> Statistics say it was a closed valve.
>> But what struck me is that hazard classifications for the purpose of
>> design, installation and WATER SUPPLY are based on the building contents.
>> This fire started outside.
>> David Blackwell, P.E.
>>> Chief Engineer
>>> Office of State Fire Marshal
>>> 141 Monticello Trail | Columbia, SC 29203
>>> "Our firefighting starts with plan review..."
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