Technical Leaflet 206: Protecting Cultural Heritage Properties from Fire

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Protecting Cultural Heritage Properties from Fire is an AASLH Technical Leaflet. AASLH Technical Leaflets are brief, practical guides on how to do history. Technical Leaflet #206 by J. Andrew Wilson provides detailed, helpful tips for preventing fire, including controlling and safeguarding ignition and fuel sources. Particularly important is the discussion of fire suppression systems as these are essential to the salvation of a historic property and collections once it catches on fire. For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 4, Risk Management, and Technical Leaflet Bundle 21, May Day: Planning for Disaster.


Protecting Cultural Heritage Properties from Fire
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource. This AASLH Technical Leaflet explores how to prevent fires from starting and the important of fire suppression systems.