TITLE

Maximum Reach

AUTHOR(S)
Cavette, Chris
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Oct2007, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proper design and construction of buildings in relation to fire prevention concerns. It is stated that a combination of distances and obstacles from a building to another require a much longer aerial space. The detailed information about the direct measurement or visual inspection of a building to another, and its accurate aerial distances is discussed.
ACCESSION #
27392003

 

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