Building Construction: The Firefighter’s Battlespace by Vincent Dunn


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Building Construction: The Firefighter’s Battlespace by Vincent Dunn


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In his latest book, Chief Vincent Dunn declares firefighting is a war and buildings the firefighter’s battlespace. Dunn says a battlespace is the total fire environment, the inside and outside of a burning building. A battlespace is not just the room and fire, it includes much more. Dunn also tells us about firefighting “game changers” in this book. A “game changer” is notification of an event, construction feature or fire growth that changes an incident commander’s thinking or strategy.

341 page hardcover book is perfectly bound and includes the following sections:

1. Private Dwelling Battlespaces
2. Strip Store Battlespaces
3. Triple-Decker Battlespaces
4. Multiple Dwelling Battlespaces
5. Warehouse/Loft Building Battlespaces
6. Place of Worship Battlespaces
7. Lightweight Truss Battlespaces
8. High-Rise Building Battlespaces 9. Fire Escape Battlespaces
10. Glass and Steel Building Battlespaces
11. Buildings Under Construction Battlespaces
12. Floor Battlespaces
13. Roof Battlespaces
14. Timber Truss Battlespaces
15. Wall Battlespaces
16. Ceiling Battlespaces
17. Door and Window Battlespaces
18. Topography Battlespaces
19. Structure Frame Battlespaces
20. Stairway Battlespaces
21. Fire-Resistive Building Construction Battlespaces
22. Noncombustible/Limited Combustible Construction Battlespaces
23. Ordinary Construction Battlespaces
24. Heavy Timber Construction Battlespaces
25. Wood-Frame Battlespaces
26. Chronic Fire Spread and Collapse Battlespaces