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For aerial attack with incendiary weapons, see firebombing. For fire bombs as used by rioters or terrorists, see Molotov cocktail.

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Fire Bombs (368 words)
A fire bomb is a thin-skinned container of fuel gel designed for use against dug-in troops, supply installations, wooden structures, and land convoys.
When the fire bomb is released from the aircraft, the arming wires are pulled from the fuzes, allowing the fuzes to become armed.
Fire bomb fuel gel mixture, formerly called napalm, is a mixture of fuel and gelling solution that produces a thickened mixture.
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When we respond to an explosion, fire and collapse and, during the operation, we discover it is the result of a terrorist’s bomb.
Situation #1: Fire Caused by a Terrorist's Bomb — When firefighters at the scene of an explosion, collapse and fire discover the incident was caused by a terrorist bomb they should notify the police department, evacuate injured people, and protect the exposed building against fire from a safe distance.
Fire department radios may trigger a bomb explosion, so mobile radios should be shut off 300 feet from the suspected bomb area and portable radios should be shut off during the search.
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