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THE COMMISSIONER


Basic Information

The Commissioner is the largest standard Fire Facilities training structure model. The tower spans 73' long and stands 40' high. The Commissioner offers three sections, a four-story fire training tower, a two-story residential section, and a one-story burn room annex. The residential section features interior and exterior stairs, two roof chop-out curbs, hallways, a burn room, and a burn area in the attic. The tower section offers interior decks and stairs, ship's ladder, parapet roof guard with chained opening, and a roof chop-out curb. For the ultimate in fire training, the Commissioner also features a cantilevered balcony, inset balcony, and fire escape.

Training your department under live fire conditions simulated in Wesco® fire training towers can better prepare them to protect lives and property.


Training Tower

Dimensions 25'L x 22'W x 40'H
Roof: Flat
Roof Live Load: 100 PSF
Wind Load: Per Local Codes
Deck Live Load: 100 PSF

Parapet Roof Guard with Chained Opening
Interior Stairs to 2nd, 3rd & 4th Floors
Interior Fixed Ladder, 4th Floor to Roof Hatch
(3) 3'x7' Exterior Steel Doors
(5) 3'x4' Window Openings with Steel Shutters
(1) 4'x4' Roof Chop-Out Curb
(1) 2'6"x4'6" Bilco Roof Hatch

Residential Section

Dimensions 33'11"L x 22'W x 27'3"H
Roof: 16° Gable and Flat
Roof Live Load: 100 PSF
Wind Load: Per Local Codes
Deck Live Load: 100 PSF

Parapet Roof Guard with Chained Opening
Interior Stairs to 2nd Floor
Roof Ladder Fender Brackets
(7) 3'x7' Exterior Steel Doors
(11) 3'x7' Interior Steel Doors
(12) 3'x4' Window Openings with Steel Shutters
(2) 3'x3' Hinged Gable Louvers
(2) 4'x4' Roof Chop-Out Curbs
(1) 2nd Floor Burn Room
(1) Burn Area in Attic
(1) WestecTM Insulation System
(1) Scout Temperature Monitoring System

Burn Room Annex

Dimensions 14'L x 22'W x 10'H
Roof: 1/2" in 12" Single Pitch
Roof Live Load: 100 PSF
Wind Load: Per Local Codes

(1) 3'x7' Exterior Steel Door
(1) 3'x7' Interior Steel Door
(2) 3'x4' Window Openings with Steel Shutters
(1) WestecTM Insulation System
(1) Scout Temperature Monitoring System

Land Area Requirements
Basic building site 1.00 acre
Drafting pit 0.20 acre
Vehicle extrication pad 0.20 acre
Rail car spill 0.60 acre
Tank truck spill/roll-over 0.20 acre
Flammable liquid pond 0.10 acre
Electric transformer pad 0.10 acre
Aircraft rescue pad 0.70 acre
Classroom building 0.30 acre
Garage 0.30 acre

Additional allowances should be made for parking, retention ponds, or equipment storage.

Land area requirements vary slightly for different tower models. Please contact us for requirements on your specific project.