REVIEW NUMBER 5 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q3.
A1. Pyrotechnics are dangerous to handle because they are composed of chemicals
that are intended to burn with intense heat.
A2. Combustion requires oxygen. Generally pyrotechnic devices contain their own
oxygen supply; they don't depend on the atmosphere for it.
A3. If there is a fire involving parachute flares, water, in flooding quantities and at
low pressure should be used.