Fire Resisting Structure

Fire Resisting Structure

A fire resisting structure is a structure or features of a building or structure that has fire resisting properties (typically measured as the fire resistance level) that to the degree necessary help to maintain structural stability of a building or structure; and helps prevent the movement or spread of a fire within a building or between buildings or structures.

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