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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: 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Taxpayers and Strip Malls: Construction and Tactics

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 23 May 2014

    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 block or prefabricated concrete wall panels

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

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 May 2014

    equipment. (4) If there is a fire in any of these buildings under construction, and especially if the construction is code Type V (wood frame), expect a fire that expands rapidly, and extends quickly between floors and other areas of the building

  8. Risk Management: It's Not Just a Catchphrase

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014

    may even dictate strategy and tactics. Of the 36 incidents studied, 18 of the structures involved Type V , or wood-frame, construction. Type V is used in most modern homes. It is also the most dangerous type of building in which a firefighter