Monthly Archives: August 2016

Reflecting on a Real Hotel Evacuation near Washington

We¬†visited NIST last week to discuss human behavior in fire and structural testing on steel structures (ill post later on those stories…). The agenda was quite simple arrive August 16th in the evening, attend a one day visit and return … Continue reading

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The MGM Grand Fire

The MGM Grand Fire occurred on November 21st 1980. It represents a significant case study in the study of Human Behavior in fire as well as for smoke dynamics. About 87 people were killed in this fire. Recently I had … Continue reading

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