Overhangs, Concealed Spaces, Facades

Here is a look at a concealed space on a mercantile building that is being added on to. This is not built into the building, but hangs on the outside.

Fire can race through here and collapse on firefighters entering and leaving the building during suppression operations. Care must be taken to open this space up to extinguish any fire and determine extent of damage. If there is any doubt about the integrity of this component, avoid it.

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