|A new trend in construction is making battling fires more dangerous. Lightweight materials Burn faster.|
View this information about the new construction trend.
|Compare old and new building construction|
|Wood truss test burn|
|Structural Stability of Engineered Lumber in Fire Conditions|
UL University A 5 Module information and learning tool
|NIOSH ALERT / Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Firefighters due to Truss System Failures.|
View this report in PDF format.
|Wood Truss Awareness Guide|
View this truss info guide in PDF format.
|Video of the Phoenix Fire Department where 3 firefighters fell through the roof.|
Firefighter survival story lessions learned from 1989. A 10 minute video.
|What firefighters should know about Truss Systems. (This is My Power Point Presentation.)|
Truss System Failures
|Truss ID markings and the NY law (This is a Power Point Presentation.)|
This presentation from the Dutchess Community College.
|Heavy Timber Wood-Truss Roof|
A good look at heavy timber and what could go wrong