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RE: Firewall construction

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Put one door in wall A.  Provide fire stop material between wall A and wall
B at the perimeter of the opening in wall B.  There are many good
elastomeric fire stopping materials on the market.  

One could argue that if wall A collapsed, you would have a breech (the door
opening) in wall B, but it has been allowed by building officials in the

Harold Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Rick Burch [SMTP:rburch(--nospam--at)]
> Sent:	Wednesday, June 28, 2000 7:00 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject:	Re: Firewall construction
> Harold,
> Most firewalls I have encountered have doors in them. How does that work
> with the double wall method? Are there two sets of doors right up
> against each other? I have a hard time visualizing how this works.  
> Thanks,
> Rick Burch