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Building and Roof Training Prop

By Tom SmallLast fall, the Cheesequake Fire Company in Old Bridge, New Jersey, decided to take advantage of some open land on their property and build a training prop. They started small and humble on paper then drew it to the scale of a regular, one-story building with a realistic-height second-story window and five foot parapet wall.Current Features12 on 12 pitch (45-degree angle) shingled roof with a 4 foot x 8 foot cutting surface with replaceable rafters.Flat roof with 4 foot x 8 foot cutting surface with replaceable rafters.First story windowOne inward swinging door for forcible entry.One outward swinging door with a deadbolt simulator for forcible entry.Regular-height second-story ...

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