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FEMA P-737, The Gutters and Downspouts Technical Fact Sheet #9

The Gutters and Downspouts Technical Fact Sheet provides guidance about installing fire-resistant gutters and downspouts to reduce the potential for damage to homes and other buildings from wildfires. Guidance pertains to both new and existing buildings. Note: this is an excerpt from FEMA P-737, Home Builder's Guide to Construction in Wildfire Zones (released in September 2008). This content needs to be verified by an Authority Having Jurisdiction to align with current local codes and building standards.

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FEMA P-737, Vents Technical Fact Sheet #8

The Vents Technical Fact Sheet provides information about ways to avoid windborne embers, convective heat, and radiant heat entering exterior vent openings, which can lead to the ignition of interior building components and contents. Guidance pertains to both new and existing buildings. Note: this is an excerpt from FEMA P-737, Home Builder's Guide to Construction in Wildfire Zones (released in September 2008). This content needs to be verified by an Authority Having Jurisdiction to align with current local codes and building standards.

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

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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Iowa; FEMA-1737-DR

Iowa Severe Winter Storm – FEMA-1737-DR