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www.thehartford.com/sites/the_hartford/files/wood-chip-mulch-storage.pdf

Spontaneous combustion can happen when a decomposing material generates enough heat to ignite without an outside source. Mulch and wood chips are wood  ...

www.imcontrol.com.au/white-papers/woodchip-stockpile-combust

Apr 28, 2016 ... Spontaneous combustion is a common occurrence when storing woodchip for extended periods of time. Typically after a few weeks of storage ...

www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/FireMarshal/FireServiceResources/messenger/OFM_Mr_2014-01_A4.html

How can fire start in a wood chip pile? Fire in wood chip piles can either be surface burning or internal. Surface fires are often caused by exposure from another ...

www.traversotree.com/youve-got-a-big-pile-of-wood-chips-now-what-pt-1

Jun 5, 2018 ... Also, when spread into an appropriate thickness, there is no reason to worry about spontaneous combustion. If a large pile is allowed to sit for ...

www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/id/id-421-w.pdf

No explanation was provided for this difference. Prevention of Chip Deterioration and. Pile Fire. The spontaneous combustion of piles of chips and sawdust can be  ...

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Jul 19, 2018 ... A post seen on Facebook has really started to concern folks on what mulch is capable of. In the post, it says that spontaneous combustion from ...

www.tractorbynet.com/forums/rural-living/110588-do-wood-chips-spontaneously-combust.html

Nov 8, 2007 ... Every year they get at least a little bark fire. In addition, they sometimes put a spray on the bark/chips to preserve them, and lower the fire danger.

io9.gizmodo.com/how-spontaneous-combustion-really-happens-698848769

Jul 9, 2013 ... Piles of hay, charcoal, wood chips, cotton, and even paper will sometimes spontaneously burst into flame. This isn't because they're too dry.

www.safetyinsurance.com/resource_center/homeowners/mulchfires.html

The risk is that what starts as a small outdoor mulch fire can quickly spread to ... within 18" around combustible exteriors of buildings, such as wood or vinyl, but ...

www.houzz.com/discussions/1673361/can-a-wood-mulch-pile-overheat

Sep 28, 2013 ... A 6 inch thick pile of wood chips is not likely to spontaneously combust ... Doing that should preclude spontaneous combustion of both compost ...