Building and Roof Training Prop

04/20/2011
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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