Timber Structures and City Fires

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


The paper presents how a city fire develops illustrated with historical examples.
Furthermore, it presents aspects of modern buildings and cities, which increase the risk of city fires.
Finally, we propose to limit the risk of city fires.
Period20 Aug 2019
Event titleNordic Fire & Safety Days 2019
Event typeConference
Location2800 Lyngby, Denmark
Degree of RecognitionRegional


  • Timber structures, City fire, Fire storm, CO2 emission