Mecklenburg County Fire Training Burn Building & Facility Master Plan

South Hill, VA

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Architecture Overview:

This structure is a cast-in-place concrete and masonry structure, two stories tall (24 feet), and approximately 2,250 square feet. The facility is designed to simulate a variety of residential, commercial, and institutional building conditions, and situations that public safety personnel will experience in the line of duty. The building is designed to accommodate NFPA training for live fire evolutions, search and rescue, laddering evolutions, vertical and horizontal ventilation, rappelling, breaching, confined space, horizontal trench ventilation, and mask confidence scenarios. The building is designed to accommodate future gas-fired training props, including a stove fire with flashover grease fire and electrical panel fire.

Master Planning Overview:

  • CLIENT: South Hills Volunteer Fire Department
  • COMPLETE: September 2006
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