Strip malls are a pervasive element in the American landscape; they are in every state, on every road, in every city. And they contain every kind of occupant. For these reasons, strip mall fires should be approached with specific strategic and tactical considerations. This course identifies the common construction traits of strip malls and identifies challenges caused by the huge variety of strip mall occupants. It also reviews the automatic detection and suppression systems and the proper management of heat and smoke.
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