Q.1116: Is paper flammable?
Ans. YES. For all practical purpose paper is flammable. Fire code and building codes of almost all countries define paper as flammable. Paper catches fire and sustain burning.
Q. Is paper combustible?
Q. Why paper burn?
A: Paper is mostly made of plant (organic) material and burning is oxidation of organic material at high temperature. Different grades of paper will burn at different rate.