We talk a lot about fire ratings for home safes, but most people don't know how hot a house fire gets!
A typical house fire can reach temperatures ranging from 1,100 to 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit (593 to 1,093 degrees Celsius). The duration of a house fire before it gets put out varies depending on factors such as the size of the fire, the availability of firefighting resources, and the response time of the fire department. On average, in Los Angeles, it may take firefighters around 30 minutes to several hours to extinguish a house fire completely.
It's important to note that the duration and intensity of a house fire can vary significantly based on the specific circumstances, so these numbers are general estimates and not precise values for every fire incident. Fire safety measures, such as having smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and an escape plan, are crucial to minimize potential damage and ensure everyone's safety during a fire emergency.