Jerry Tracy leads the Building Construction Awareness Project panel in a discussion about the legacy of this devastating New York City fire and its lessons for firefighters.
It’s time we put the current test for building component fire resistance on the history shelf, says Glenn Corbett.
Fire Engineering Technical Editor Glenn Corbett recently lectured on the dangers of lightweight construction in multiple dwellings before the New Jersey Deputy Fire Chiefs Association in Kearny, New Jersey.
As the scope of the World Trade Center (WTC) tragedy came into focus in the hours following the attacks, I wondered what happened to the towers. Why did they come down so quickly?