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Control measure

Protect surroundings from thermal radiation

Control measure knowledge

Water curtains, jets, sprays or foam can be an effective method to protect firefighters and the surrounding structures, vehicles and hazardous materials from thermal radiation. For further information refer to National Operational Guidance: Fires and firefighting - Select appropriate firefighting media.

Tactical actions

There are no tactical actions associated with this control measure.