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"On-Scene; Five Story, Brick with Heavy Fire Showing on the Number 1 and 2 floors...."

Lets take a look at some large-scale operations and a scenario involving a large scale building complex. Let's see if we can g…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

2 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by Timothy Patrick

The International Code Council's Appeals Board Upholds Mandating Fire Sprinklers in New Single-Family Homes

ICC's Sprinkler Vote Found to be Fair The International Code Council's Appeals Board unanimously found no wrong doing in the Sept. 21 vot…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

1 Dec 28, 2008
Reply by Gregory Havel

Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions

Underwriters Laboratories has created their UL University as a new online learning tool. You can visit the site at: http://www.uluniversity

Started by Art Zern

1 Dec 28, 2008
Reply by Gregory Havel

WTC 7 and the Engineering Community

Here are some interesting comments from the engineering community as a result of the release of the NIST report on WTC 7. Pay particular at…

Started by Glenn Corbett

1 Oct 6, 2008
Reply by Gregory Havel

I'm from the government and I'm here to hurt you......

Agency Fights Building Code Born of 9/11 By ERIC LIPTON, New York Times Published: September 7, 2008 WASHINGTON — A federal agency has jo…

Started by Glenn Corbett

4 Oct 6, 2008
Reply by Gregory Havel

Discussion Questions From Building Construction by Chief Smith

I'm just about done reading "Building Construction, Methods and Materials for the Fire Service" by Chief Michael Smith. This is a very eas…

Started by Matt Thomson

3 Sep 5, 2008
Reply by Matt Thomson

NIST World Trade Center 7 Building Fire & Collapse Report

The fall of the 47-story World Trade Center building 7 (WTC 7) in New York City late in the afternoon of Sept. 11, 2001, was primarily due…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Aug 30, 2008

Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino Fire Report Issued

An analysis of materials involved in a fire on the outside of the Monte Carlo Hotel & Casino revealed the use of a non-approved res…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Aug 30, 2008

"Disguised" Buildings

Just some thoughts on newer construction and size up. In watching buildings being constructed lately, I've noticed that the final product l…

Started by Chris Fleming

1 Aug 27, 2008
Reply by Chris Fleming

Engineered Wood Product (EWP): The Wood I-Beam/Joist

Engineered Wood Product (EWP): The Wood I-Beam Let’s begin by looking at developing some discussions and shared operational experiences…

Started by Christopher Naum, SFPE

0 Aug 13, 2008

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