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Are Lumber Built High Density Buildings Under Attack?

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Are Lumber Built High Density Buildings Under Attack?

4 June 14, 2018 by Steve Conboy

Just last Saturday night another fire that has the same things in common as the last 20 of these types of fires in the last year and half. They are all under investigation and all built with raw lumber with no fire protection.

Fire was reported on all sides of the third and fourth floors of the building. Due to the heavy fire conditions, crews initially utilized a defensive attack outside the building. "The majority of the fire was extinguished with significant damage to two units", fire officials said. No injuries were reported and the City of Manassas Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

So condo project like all the others will be rebuilt but will the insurance provider allow this builder to rebuild with raw lumber when Best Fire Practice with Mighty Fire Breakerâ„¢ job site fire protection is now available nationally? We will follow these rebuilds for you to see if our smart Insurance Underwriters step up to raise premiums for raw lumber verses

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