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  1. Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    approximately 20 Ã 75 to 100 feet with 10- to 15-foot ceilings. Strip malls can be built using noncombustible construction ( Type II ) or wood-frame construction (Type V). Type III construction is also common, typically taking the form of concrete

  2. Fire Safety: Construction Concerns: Construction Job Site Hazards

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 May 2014

    been in the completed structure. Photo 1 shows a code Type II (non-combustible) building under construction. The mezzanine ..... factor than a construction ladder. Photo 2 shows a code Type II (non- combustible ) building under construction. This

  3. Firefighting News: Washington Firefighters Panel Concerned with Mudslide Response

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Apr 2014

    minutes of the call. They wanted County Executive John Lovick and incident commander Travis Hots to request a so-called " type II team," made up of 50 federal, state and local responders trained to coordinate complex response operations, communications

  4. Fire in a Fully Sprinklered Building

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 25 Apr 2014

    this writing, no official determination as to the cause of the fire has been released. Photos by author. Photo 1. The Type II constructed warehouse appears to have included a mixture of tilt walls of concrete and metal clad solid polyurethane (in

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

    Online Articles

    Sun, 2 Feb 2014

    training." NFPA Construction Types (left to right) Type I: Fire-Resistive (i.e. Pre-Cast Concrete Slabs) Type II : Non-Combustible (i.e. Steel with Protective Fire Coating) Type III: Exterior-Protected Masonry (Wood interior

  6. Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    wood frame/platform structure. (Photos by author.) (2) Peel away the outside shell, however, and it reveals a Type II noncombustible constructed of lightweight cold-formed steel wall studs, floor joists, and (not shown here) lightweight

  7. Construction Concerns: Types of Construction

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Nov 2013

    resistive characteristics of the construction materials and methods used with the following: Type I: (fire resistive). Type II : (non-combustible). Type III: (ordinary, or brick and joist). Type IV: (heavy timber). Type V: ( wood frame

  8. Fire Service Industry News: Introducing The Pelican ProGear 2380 LED Flashlight

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    flashlight in indication mode. It will then signal 1-4 blinks (4 blinks = 80-100%), specifying battery level. Its Type II Hard Annodized aluminum construction makes it extremely durable and the anti-slip knurled pattern allows for all-weather

  9. It's Gallons Per Minute that Put the Fire Out!

    Magazine Articles

    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    alarm assignment had three engine companies and one ladder initially. The fire building was built in the late 1950s of Type II (noncombustible) construction, mainly concrete block and brick; the roof system was structural steel open-web bar

  10. Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Construction Types and Fire Behavior

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 May 2013

    furnishings, with exterior walls of masonry Type II or non-combustible has combustible ..... materials that were formerly found only in Type II or I construction . Building code ..... unprotected structural steel into Type II and IV buildings; and the introduction