Sal Ancona reviews bowstring truss roofs and the dangers they present to firefighters operating in these buildings.
In this episode, Doug and guest Chris Naum conclude their discussion on commercial fires and managing the hybrids.
The early adoption of mass timber codes allows for the development of wood buildings ranging from nine to 18 stories tall.
The building is your enemy. Jack Murphy, Paul Dansbach, James Johnson, and Lex Shady join Joe Pronesti to review building construction issues for firefighters.
In this episode, host Chris Naum talks with guests Mike Lopina and Doug Cline about emerging trends in building construction.
James Johnson and Barry Franchi examine building construction and issues impacting firefighting operations and safety.
Preplanning the buildings in your response area is not just "busy work" but an essential part of the job. Bob Fields on becoming intimately familiar with the structures in your area.
The parapet has many issues and can be problematic for firefighters and firefighting operations, writes Mike Ciampo.
Salvatore Ancona uses a recent response by the Bellmore (NY) Volunteer Fire Department as the perfect example of how best to respond to fires in structures of balloon-frame construction.
Everett (WA) firefighters responded to a four-alarm fire at the Waterfront Place Apartments, which are currently under construction.