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Firefighting Safety - Other Resources

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If you were investigating this fire, which type of respirator would you use?

You need information such as results from air monitoring and/or data from similar situations to inform your choice of respirators.

Data from studies may be useful, for example, A Study on Chemicals found in the Overhaul Phase of Structure Fires using Advanced Portable Air Monitoring available for Chemical Speciation (1.06 MB PDF) (www.oregon.gov).

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