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TYPE II

+ (Non- Combustible or Limited Combustible)

-Fire Restance rating- Exterior & Interior load bearing walls & building materials

* Primary Hazard- (Contents), Structual support Failure, Type of Roof

- Roofs- Flat, Felt, Insulation, Tar (built up)

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TYPE III

+(ORDINARY)

-Exterior Walls & Structual members Non Combustible or Limited Combustible

-Interior strucual members made of wood

* Primary Hazard- (Fire & Smoke Spreading through concealed spaces) (Fire Stops)

3

NFPA 220

Types of Building Construction

4

NFPA 80

Standard for Fire Doors & Other Opening Protectives

5

PARTITION WALL

NON- Load Bearing wall
Divedes two areas in a structure

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TYPE I

+ (FIRE RESISTIVE) Structual integrity during a fire.

-Walls, Columns, Beams, Floors, Roof made of Non- Combustible or Limited combustible materials

* Primary Hazard-(Contents)
-Compartmentation- Reduces fire spread
*Compromised- Openings in partions, Improperly designed & Dampered HVAC

Launch a interior attack with confidence

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TYPE V

+ (WOOD FRAME, LIGHT WEIGHT)

-Exterior, Bearing, Floors, Roofs & Supports made of wood

-Typical single family residence

-Must be alert for fire coming from doors & windows extending to the exterior of the structure.

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PARTY WALL

Load bearing wall that supports two adjacent structures

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(BTU)

British Thermal Unit

-Amount of heat required to raise 1 LB ir water 1 degree fahrenheit.

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TPE IV

* (HEAVY TIMBER) minimum 8X8

Beans, Columns, Arches, Floors & Roofs made of solid or laminated wood with no concealed spaces.

- Old factories, Mills, Warehouses
-Today some Churches

*Primary Hazard- (Massice amounts of combustible contents presented by timbers & contents of building
(MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF HEAT & EXPOSURE PROTECTION)