Potential Economic Impact of Fires from Use of Combustible Material Frame Construction in Mid-Rise Residential Buildings in Los Angeles County, California


A study released by Urvashi Kaul, Consultant and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University, seeks to address the issue of wood-framed residential fires, particularly multi-family wood-framed structures. The study, which examines two recent California apartment fires, focuses primarily on the economic impact wood-framed building fires have on communities and local governments. The article can be found here: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/cf8e26ac0393193195d032488/files/de0a3b58-1195-42b5-a09f-9a66b4e875ae/04_LA_fires_report.pdf