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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: