This episode discusses the fire service “perfect storm” – a combination of unpredictable
circumstances that lead to a catastrophic outcome.
Length: 39 minutes
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The phrase “Perfect Storm” is used to describe a combination of unpredictable circumstances that cause drastic outcomes. The term is also used to describe circumstances that occur so infrequently that they are thought to be unpredictable and thus, perhaps, unpreventable. The term can also sometimes be used to describe the worst-case scenario of a potential, not yet experienced, event.
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