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FEMA P-737, Home Builder's Guide to Construction in Wildfire Zones (2008)

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The purpose of these Technical Fact Sheets is to provide information about wildfire behavior and recommendations for building design and construction methods in the wildland/urban interface. Implementation of the recommended design and construction methods can greatly increase the chances of a building’s survival in a wildfire.

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FEMA P-737, Home Builder's Guide to Construction in Wildfire Zone - Technical Fact Sheet Series (Hardcopy)

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December 1, 2008
FEMA P-737, Home Builder's Guide to Construction in Wildfire Zone - Technical Fact Sheet Series (CD)

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    FEMA Distribution Center

    You can order this item from the FEMA Distribution Center. Download the Order Form and provide the resource title, FEMA publication ID #, quantity of each publication requesting, along with your name, address, zip code, and daytime phone #. Note: Some resources might have restrictions on the quantity allowed per order, per customer. Also, please review if the resource is currently backordered.

    You can order hardcopies by emailing, calling or faxing the FEMA Distribution Center using the Order Form

    Work hours for phone orders are M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.

    Contact Phone Number: 
    (800) 480-2520
    Fax Number: 
    (240) 699-0525
December 1, 2008
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