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Basic Information

The Volunteer 2 is a two-story burn building that features a first floor burn room equipped with the WestecTM Insulation System and Scout Temperature Monitoring System. The fire training structure includes interior stairs and exterior ship's ladder to the second floor level and an interior vertical ladder leading from the second floor to the roof. The training building also includes a roof chop-out curb for ventilation exercises, roof rails, and a rappelling ring.


Dimensions 18'L x 16'W x 18'H
Roof: Flat
Roof Live Load: 70 PSF
Wind Load: Per Local Codes
Deck Live Load: 70 PSF

Interior Stairs to the 2nd Floor
Interior Fixed Ladder: 2nd Floor to Roof
Exterior Ship’s Ladder to the 2nd Floor
(1) 3'-6" x 4' 2nd Floor Balcony
(4) 3' x 4' Window Openings with Steel Shutters
(4) 3' x 7' Exterior Steel Doors
(1) 3' x 7' Interior Steel Door
(1) 4' x 4' Roof Chop-Out Curb
(1) Rappelling Ring
(1) Burn Room with 3' x 7' Door Opening
(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.