The Building Is Your Enemy - Part 5

Francis L. Brannigan, SPFE, discusses why it’s important to know the inside and outside of building construction in his conclusion of a two-part summary of wood construction.


This article concludes the two-part summary of the 54-page Chapter 3, "Wood Construction," of the 667-page third edition of my book, Building Construction For The Fire Service . Part 1 of "The Building Is Your Enemy" was published in Firehouse® February 1996, part 2 in August 1996, part 3 in...


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Building Construction For The Fire Service is published by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 800-344-3555. For autographed copies at a special reader's discount or for information on his slide tapes, call or write Frank Brannigan at 2041 Daylily Road, Port Republic, MD 20676-2646 (301-855-1982).