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When wood is completely dry and is not a type of artificial wood, the combustion temperature is generally 451 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the Argonne National Laboratory. However, there are many variables, such as m... More »

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A well-aerated wood bonfire can reach temperatures of more than 2,012 degrees Fahrenheit and burns hottest in its final stages, when charcoal is formed. How hot a wood fire burns depends on the species of wood, its moist... More »

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According to the European Chemistry Thematic Network, wood reacts with oxygen when it burns. The combustion of wood produces carbon dioxide and water, which are reaction products released as gases into the atmosphere. More »

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Gasoline burns at 495 degrees Fahrenheit at standard atmospheric pressure. This ignition temperature is the lowest temperature at which gasoline may undergo combustion. If the temperature is lower than this, a fire is ne... More »

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Dry wood catches fire between about 300 degrees Fahrenheit and 580 degrees Fahrenheit, depending upon the species of wood and the extent of decay present, with more decayed wood being quicker to ignite. The amount of moi... More »

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A bonfire built with wood and charcoal can burn at temperatures up to 2,012 degrees Fahrenheit. The color of the fire is an indicator of temperature; dark red flames are cooler at 1,112 degrees F than orange-yellow flame... More »

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