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When a fire breaks out at sea there is literally nowhere to run -- miles from land, survival means facing and fighting the flames. The conditions of a ship-board fire require a unique fire fighter. In Alabama, an elite team of US Navy scientists and fire fighters recreate the lethal conditions of a blaze on ship. Veteran fire fighter John Farley and his team demonstrate just how quickly a blaze can race through the metal structure of a ship, even when the flames are contained in one place. In Great Britain, escape expert Professor Ed Galea investigates how a new alarm system can guide people through blinding, choking smoke to safety.