Please don't set your dorm room on fire

dorm room fire demo AFD

Some things pretty much go without saying, so if you're going to say something about them, you might as well go big.

The Albany Fire Department set a simulated dorm room on fire at the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on Thursday to demonstrate how quickly a fire can engulf a room. The answer -- in case it's on a test -- is: fast, about a minute. [YNN]

Amy's posted a photoset from the demonstration.

(Thanks, Amy)

photo: Amy Wilson


This some sort of Scared Straight program for Pharmacy students thinking of starting a dorm room meth lab?

Meth production would be pretty hard to hide in a dorm. (Thank you. Breaking Bad, for this drug education.)

Actually, one of the most useful things I learned in college was how to use a fire extinguisher. Unfortunately has come in handy, more than once.

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