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  1. Firefighter Safety and Building Construction: Type V Double Roof

    Online Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    type of construction is in their district. The other day we were scheduled to do a rough inspection on an addition to a Type V house. When we arrived, we found that the homeowner was constructing a two-room addition with an entryway. This addition

  2. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    range from several hours to a little over a day, sometimes with a site visit. The types or classifications from Type I to Type V are reviewed, and then a quiz or exam is given. At the end of your initial training, a few questions on the exam pertain to building

  1. Building Construction: Understanding Loads and Loading

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    range from several hours to a little over a day, sometimes with a site visit. The types or classifications from Type I to Type V are reviewed, and then a quiz or exam is given. At the end of your initial training, a few questions on the exam pertain to building

  2. Fire Building Construction: Construction Concerns: Misleading Marketing

    Online Articles

    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    Resistance-Rated Walls on Buildings of Type V Construction under the IBC (International ..... non-bearing walls required to be of Type V construction under the IBC without affecting ..... be used on fire-resistance-rated Type V walls without affecting the wall

  3. Firefighter LODDs: Explosion in West, Texas: Lessons Learned from Multiple Deaths

    Article

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    It became readily apparent following the first day of interviews that the WVFD was well rehearsed in combating simple Type V -B (unprotected wood-frame construction), common to most of the single-family homes in the community. However, they were

  4. Firefighter LODDs: Explosion in West, Texas: Lessons Learned from Multiple Deaths

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    It became readily apparent following the first day of interviews that the WVFD was well rehearsed in combating simple Type V -B (unprotected wood-frame construction), common to most of the single-family homes in the community. However

  5. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Magazine Articles

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    fire in an alley between two three-story, wood-frame ( Type V ) buildings. Fire quickly spread to both structures and ..... building was a 150-year old, three-story balloon-frame ( Type V ) structure. The corner building was clad with EIFS

  6. Firefighting and Exterior Insulation Finishing Systems

    Article

    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    fire in an alley between two three-story, wood-frame ( Type V ) buildings. Fire quickly spread to both structures and ..... building was a 150-year old, three-story balloon-frame ( Type V ) structure. The corner building was clad with EIFS

  7. Fire Building Construction: Construction Concerns: Wood Frame Concealed Spaces

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Feb 2015

    By Gregory Havel In wood frame ( Type V ) single-family residences, we can usually assume that the ..... sheathing in the attic or truss space. In wood frame ( Type V ) commercial construction for assembly, business, educational

  8. Wind-Driven Fire Challenges Atlanta Firefighters

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 8 Sep 2014

    building contained eight apartments and was approximately 8,000 square feet in the rear of the complex. The structure was Type V , wood-frame platform construction. The building had access for apparatus on the Alpha side of the incident. An attached exposure, on the

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