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Five-Alarm Fire in College Park, Md. Renews Calls For New State Code Regulations

May 10, 2017
Justin Rice - Engineering News-Record

A five-alarm fire at a wood-framed apartment building under construction in College Park, Md., has renewed calls to regulate “light-framed, combustible, podium construction,” known as Type V construction, in low- to midrise buildings.

Mr. Rice may be contacted at ricej@enr.com



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