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  1. Heavy -Timber Wood Truss Roof

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    Mon, 27 Dec 2010

    ordinary constructed building with a heavy timber would trust Occupancy such as this with a heavy timber truss roof present some unique ..... points number one this building heavy timber truss Number two that heavy timber

    Heavy Timber found at 0:32, 6:32

    take a look at it -- story ordinary constructed building with a heavy timber would trust -- Occupancy such as this with a heavy timber -- truss roof present some unique challenges and hazards the fire service. Let's take a walk inside and take a look at
    up let's review a couple points number one this building -- -- heavy timber -- truss -- Number two that heavy timber would trust -- is concealed by its ceilings walls separating the first war from the trust -- Number three. With a wide
  2. Glenn Corbett Details Firefighting COncerns for Heavy Timber Construction at FDIC 2011

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    Fri, 25 Mar 2011

    Professor Glenn Corbett reviewed heavy timber construction (i.e. " mill construction ..... automatically shut by fusible links. " Heavy timber construction is one of the oldest ..... century hazards of 19th century heavy timber construction."

  1. Heavy Timber Wood-Truss Roof

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    Wed, 24 Mar 2010

    at an ordinary constructed building that as a heavy timber would truss roof. We're going to talk about ..... forces that supported by the bottom word of the heavy timber would trusses. The heavy timber would trusses were never designed to support

    Heavy Timber found at 0:32, 1:10

    gonna take a look at an ordinary constructed building that as a heavy timber would truss roof. We're going to talk about some of the -- problems -- trusses. One of the biggest -- problems --
    stole our forces that -- supported by the bottom word of the heavy timber would trusses. The heavy timber would trusses were never designed to support. The load of -- war and the materials. That harsh -- word often that storage
  2. Preplanning Building Hazards

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    Sun, 1 May 2005

    Click here to enlarge image ▲ Heavy timber has an undeserved reputation in ..... construction and code-specified heavy timber . They are not the same (see BCFS3 ..... only dependable protection for a heavy timber building is a properly designed

  3. 'Hidden' Bowstring Truss Roof

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    Mon, 21 Feb 2011

    We look at a building that had a heavy timber wood truss roof system. It was ..... building is constructed with a heavy timber bow string truss. We're going ..... no idea that this building has a heavy timber wood truss roof. We need to look

    Heavy Timber found at 0:36, 1:45, 4:03

    run on truss roofs. We look at a building that had a heavy timber wood truss roof system. It was a large manufacturing facility. And the ceiling on the first floor concealed the wood trusses above.
    with a bow string truss. Yet, this building is constructed with a heavy timber bow string truss. We're going to walk inside and take a look at that roof system. As we enter the front door of the occupancy, we notice a suspended ceiling, an aluminum grid ceiling with tiles are in place. At this point, we still have no idea that this building has a heavy timber wood truss roof. We need to look further into the building to identify the truss roof on this building. As we walk through this occupancy, the heavy timber truss roof's system is clearly obvious. The lack of a ceiling will allow firefighters to readily identify the fires location, and to
    us. Has a wood joisted roof. A flat roof, independent of the heavy timber of bowstring truss. Therefore, a fire in this room or space can be fought just like any other structure fire that does
  4. Firefighters Expect Full Containment of King Fire by Saturday

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2014

    heat-sensing aerial photography, firefighters are working on extinguishing any hot spots still lingering amid the heavy timber in Eldorado National Forest. They were constructing lines along active flames to keep them from spreading into unburned

  5. Reporting from the Front Lines of the Happy Camp Complex Fire

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    Sat, 13 Sep 2014

    more than 70 million dollars to fight this fire, started by lightning in mid-August. More than 150 square miles of heavy timber has burned, covering incredibly steep mountains in the Klamath National Forest. Homes and small communities are threatened

  6. 10 Foundation Stones of Fireground Knowledge for Company Officers

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    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    2–Non Combustible Type 3–Ordinary Type 4– Heavy Timber Type 5–Wood Frame Depending on where you are located ..... platform constructed building than it will in a Type 4 heavy timber . How often do we hear people talking about the collapse

  7. Sustainable Green Design and the Fire Service: The Saw-Tooth Roof

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    Wed, 5 Mar 2014

    their existence. In addition, heavy timber trusses may use metal rods for ..... vertical ventilation. Figure 1. A Heavy Timber Truss Saw-Tooth Roof The bottom ..... Tooth Roof 2 Note: Type IV- Heavy Timber (also known as "mill" construction

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Harper College Fire Science Technology Program Unveils Innovative Training Tool

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    Sun, 2 Feb 2014

    National Fire Protection Association, from heavy timber to exterior-protected masonry. Giordano uses ..... Protected Masonry (Wood interior) Type IV: Heavy Timber (i.e. Solid or Laminated Heavy Timber ) Type V: Wood Frame (Platform Frame and