How Can Combustion be Hazardous to Your Health?

O.k., this might seem like an obvious one, but perhaps not.... Sooooo, before you roll your eyes and write off this one as just too silly to think about, here's a challenge: Can you come up with five (yep, five) hazards from fires other than skin burns caused by the actual flames?

Let's start with the obvious - burns caused by contact with flames.

Now, what about five more hazards from fires? Try to list them out first, then check the answers by clicking on the flames below.

The answers (and some more detailed info) can be found by clicking on the images below.

Flammability Handbook for Plastics, 5th ed.; Hilado, Carlos J.; Lancaster: Technomic Publishing; 1998; pp. 37-39.