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Hazard Mitigation for Earthquake and Subsequent Fire

  title={Hazard Mitigation for Earthquake and Subsequent Fire},
  author={Suwen Chen and George C. Lee and Masanobu Shinozuka},
This paper is a progress report of a MCEER research project on the development of multihazard protection technologies for critical facilities. One important component is to consider earthquake and earthquake induced hazards (e.g. fire, haz-mat leakage, power outrage, etc). This paper is concerned with earthquake and subsequent fire hazards. Records from historical earthquakes show that sometimes the damage caused by the subsequent fire can be much severer than the damage caused by the ground… 

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