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> I'll appreciate it if anyone can give me an opinion or refer me to any
> reference on this type of fire damage(the hairline cracks on both sides of
> the wall following the pattern of vertical and horizontal reinforcements).

This may not be fire damage.  It is common to see a "waffle" pettern 
of cracks in tilt-up walls, where the rebar has minimal to 
substandard concrete cover.  Particularly if the W/C ratio was fairly 
high, such as with 2,000 psi mixes.

Martin Johnson
EQE International, Inc.
mwj(--nospam--at)eqe.com