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blow up noun

A sudden increase in fire intensity or rate of spread strong enough to prevent direct control or to upset control plans. Blow-ups are often accompanied by violent convection and may have other characteristics of a fire storm[1].






  1. Fire Terminology. USDA Forest Service. Retrieved 2019, October 17.
  2. Beijing, Ministry of Forestry Investigation Planning and Design Institute of China (1989). ENGLISH-CHINESE& CHINESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF FORESTRY RESOURCES. Beijing,China: China Forestry Publishing House. p. 121. ISBN 9787503805912.