• Fire Evacuation Plans and Their Interactive Management

      The Advantages of firesafetycloud.com in Fire Safety Management.   The consequences of poor fire safety practices and a lack of emergency planning can pose a serious threat, not only to the building and...
    created by mdomanxfire
  • Mythblaster Monday: Home Fire Sprinklers & Smoke Alarms

      For many, fire sprinklers are like ocean buoys: people know of them, and that they do something important. But that is often where consideration stops, and the same can be said for home fire sprinklers.  ...
    last modified by cthompson
  • Foam chamber in geodesic dome tank roof

    Is it possible to install foam chamber in geodesic dome tank roof  (witn internal floating roof) instead of foam chamber in shell tank?? I have not found something about in NFPA 11. What criteria I should take i...
    last modified by mignot
  • Article 220-22

    Hi, i would like to know article 220-22 still available in NEC? as we can't find in our book.  Thanks
    last modified by cl_yeoh
  • fire alarm and signaling code

    hi everyone,  I am new to the field and i need your advice. i couldn't find a rule of addressable fire system in NFPA 72, where does require to install "addressable fire system" and "conventional fire system...
    last modified by gk.karkashadze
  • Listed

    Dear All A question to members of this forum. NFPA describes "Listed" as Equipment included in a list published by an organization that is acceptable to the AHJ. OHSA (under United States department o...
    last modified by mch
  • NFPA 2001 ¿What would be my correction factor if my equivalent altitude is over 14,000 ft?

    In Chapter 5 in NFPA 2001, edition 2018  There is a table, Table Atmospheric Correction Factors.   ¿What would be my correction factor if my equivalent altitude is over 14,000 ft? ...
    last modified by cperez_0
  • Could someone tell me if this is safe?

    Hello all.   I have an easement on my property that runs from an electrical pole on the road, back, underground about 800 feet to a neighbors yard where it stops at a transformer. There is a creek the runs perpe...
    last modified by seve.anderson

    Hi  What is the standard size and length of Fire Hose Reel or Class II Hose Reel System? Where exactly is this mentioned in NFPA standard?   As per my knowledge Fire Hose Reel standard is 25mm dia and 30mtr ...
    last modified by josephjojoadoor
  • PRV and Fire Pumps

    We have a gravity fed water supply located on a mountain that supplies the city's water system. This supply is being recommended as the water supply for a project at a lower elevation. The water supply is being booste...
    last modified by gordon
  • Evacuation Drills in Schools

    With regard to emergency evacuation drills in schools, has anyone come up with modifications (or have suggestions) due to COVID as we approach the new school year?  Physical distancing will be the challenge as al...
    last modified by ggroothuizen
  • Maintaining a financial safety net: insuring wildfire in California

    The ripple effects of the record-breaking property losses in California due to wildfires in 2017 and 2018 are still being felt as survivors work to rebuild their homes, local governments scramble to help recover neede...
    last modified by michelesteinberg
  • Initial attack force

    I would like to know if, in a NFPA standard, a formula exist about calculing the initial attack force, for exemple for an industral plant. We know fro residential fire, 10 FF is recommanded, but is there a way to calc...
    last modified by francoishalle
  • NFPA Standards Council Agenda and Hearings Schedule for the August 2020 Meeting Now Available

    The NFPA Standards Council will be meeting on August 10-13, 2020 by video conference (daily sessions from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST until conclusion of meeting).  At this meeting, some of the topics the Coun...
    last modified by debbiebaio
  • fire suppression detection

    If the room protected by a fire suppression system has a beam pocket, it is required/mandatory to provide Z1 & Z2 detector in any case?
    last modified by jcangayo
  • fire suppression detection

    If the room protected by a fire suppression system has a beam pocket, it is required/mandatory to provide Z1 & Z2 detector in any case?
    created by jcangayo
  • NEC Art. 630.23 & 630.24

    I understand dedication of hoistway, machine room, etc. branch circuits for receptacles in these spaces.  Can I put the lighting in the elevator hoistway and adjacent machine room on the same circuit?  Or ar...
    last modified by dfuhrman
  • Educational outreach in the time of social distancing

    As we get deeper in to the summer, it's time to start thinking about the annual commitment that participating Firewise USA sites make.  In light of COVID-19, many have asked if Firewise USA(r) be rolling bac...
  • driver sizing for fire pumps

    Hello, how do drivers for fire pumps in NFPA 20 sprinkler installations have to be sized correctly? Do the drivers have to be sized only up to the 150% of the rated flow or do the drivers have to be sized to the non-o...
    last modified by marcus.braun
  • Does a door that is a Non Required exit door, currently locked and label Not and Exit required to remain unobstructed

    Does a door that is currently block required to have the furniture remove. Door is label not an exit per fire marshal prior instructions. Now during current Fire inspections door was call out requiring for the fu...
    last modified by kadinarich