How Fast will Thatch Burn?

How fast will thatch burn? We do a test to see how fast it takes for thatch (water reed) to burst into flame. We have recently been building a bushcraft anglo-saxon house and for the roof material we used traditional thatch, similar to what the saxons would have built with. We have been deciding whether to build a fireplace inside the thatched house, as the saxons would have done, but naturally, we have our concerns as to whether the roof might catch fire. So we thought we would put it to the test and see how flammable it really is!

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