Acronyms & Terms Glossary

Jet Fire

A fire resulting from the combustion of a fuel continuously released with some significant momentum in a particular direction. A jet fire is distinguished from a flash fire by its sense of direction and continuous duration.

Jet fires are considered during facility siting studies or consequence modeling conducted by aeSolutions' experienced modelers. Modeling helps companies identify the flammable and/or toxic consequences and impacts to receptors due to a chemical release.