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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

  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

  2. Leveraging Building Intelligence for an Initial Response and Beyond

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 24 Jan 2014

    environment with new and available technologies. (1) This 2½-story building appears from the exterior to be a Type V wood frame/platform structure. (Photos by author.) (2) Peel away the outside shell, however, and it reveals a

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

    Online Articles

    Sun, 2 Feb 2014

    Combustible (i.e. Steel with Protective Fire Coating) Type III: Exterior-Protected Masonry (Wood interior) Type IV: Heavy Timber (i.e. Solid or Laminated Heavy Timber) Type V : Wood Frame (Platform Frame and Balloon Frame)

  4. Construction Concerns: Types of Construction

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    Mon, 18 Nov 2013

    joist). Type IV: (heavy timber). Type V : ( wood frame ). Types I, II, III ..... traditional sawn timbers and joists. Type V wood frame construction includes ..... veneer lumber (LVL). (1) (2) Type V also includes such varied construction

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

    Online Articles

    Mon, 13 May 2013

    on the amount of combustible materials in the structure. Type V or wood frame has combustible materials anywhere in the ..... structural steel is a hybrid, and will be classified as Type V (photo 1). (1) The distinction between the building

  6. Concealed Spaces and Fire Spread

    Online Articles

    Wed, 24 Aug 2011

    III: Ordinary Type IV: Heavy timber Type V : Wood frame These five types of construction ..... brick exterior, and is classified as Type V Wood Frame by the building officials ..... and stud-framed interior partitions Type V wood frame (all sub-classes), with

  7. Apparatus and Equipment: Suburban Fire Department, Urban Mentality: Hose, Nozzle, Pump Panel, and Chart Coding

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    Wed, 26 Dec 2012

    The city of Forest Park's SFDs are almost exclusively Type V lightweight truss construction. This includes an area of ..... constructed with 2x2s. The majority of SFDs in Forest Park are Type V bi-level and tri-level homes. This is important to

  8. Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Structural Collapse, Part II

    Online Articles

    Mon, 21 May 2012

    overload structural members, cause connections to fail, and can cause structural collapse. The building in the photos is a Type V (wood-frame) single-family residence built on the side of a hill; it has several additions using different types