North Santa Rosa

SRCS Flash Fire

On 11/23/11 at 1504 hours, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to 8846 John Hamm Road in reference to a possible explosion. When deputies arrived, emergency personnel were already on scene. Initial information reveals that a juvenile male was playing with camping fuel on the back porch of the residence and at some point, it ignited, causing a “Flash Fire/Explosion”. A flash fire is a sudden, intense fire caused by ignition of a mixture of air and a an aerosol or fine mist/vapor of a flammable gas. It is characterized by high temperature, short duration, and a rapidly moving flame front. The juvenile was transported to Sacred Heart Hospital where his condition is not known. Narcotics detectives also arrived and determined that the fire was not a result of any narcotic activity. Crime Scene technicians and Major Crimes Investigators are on scene conducting an investigation into the incident. No names are being released at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available and releasable.

Posted by on Nov 23 2011. Filed under Crime. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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