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  1. Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Steel Truss Double Roof

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 Oct 2013

    The presence of a double or rain roof on any building should require a note on firefighters' preincident plan for the building, Greg Havel writes.

  2. CONSTRUCTION AND COLLAPSE FACTORS 1

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Oct 2002

    1960s, they were part of the "new wave" of high-rise construction that used an all-steel frame with lightweight steel truss floors and a central core. They may not have been the first high-rise buildings constructed in this fashion, but

  1. One-Story Hybrid Construction

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    Tue, 25 Jan 2011

    Paul Dasbach discusses firefighting hazards and concerns at a commercial buidling that is part ordinary construction but with a storage space of steel truss construction.

  2. Construction Concerns: Pole Buildings

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 2013

    construction. He has presented classes at FDIC. MORE CONSTRUCTION CONCERNS Roof Cantilevers Types of Construction Steel Truss Double Roof Bar Joist Roofs Unpredictable Fire Cross Laminated Timber

  3. September 11, 2001: 12 Years Later...

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Sep 2013

    1960s, they were part of the "new wave" of high-rise construction that used an all-steel frame with lightweight steel truss floors and a central core. "FIREPROOFING" AT THE WTC TOWERS I investigated the fireproof- ing in both World Trade

  4. Lessons Learned at a Home Depot Fire

    Magazine Articles

    Sat, 1 Dec 2012

    familiar with building construction and confirmed by interior crews, members knew that this style of roof was an open steel truss construction approximately five feet apart with a corrugated metal (pan roof) decking. Cutting this style of roof

  5. Lack of Ventilation Because of a Lack of Performance

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Oct 2013

    which to operate because the IC had no trust in the companies on scene . As I mentioned before, lightweight wood and steel truss roofs keep us from going above a well-involved fire, but how about your past performances? Is this what

  6. Green Building Construction and Daylighting: A Chief Officer's Perspective

    Online Articles

    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    Sawtooth roofs may be constructed of heavy timber or steel truss structural elements. This special type of “inverted ..... York City Sanitation garage, which has a lightweight steel truss -supported roof monitor. Reinforced concrete sawtooth

  7. Barn Fire Tactics and Strategies, Part 2: Cross Barns

    Online Articles

    Wed, 20 Jun 2012

    built Type 1 or 2. In the following photo, note that the barn is a cross between a heavy timber and a lightweight steel truss barn. It is critical to identify the type of structure you are dealing with. Which do you think would go first in

  8. Flat-Roof Operations: From the Street to the Roof and Back

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jul 2011

    the joist orientation. The same goes if you come across wooden I-beams, which along with the lightweight wood and steel truss systems have been used in many renovations across the country. Make the roof cut as close to directly above the seat