• NFPA 96, Section 7.8.3

    Hi NFPA 96 requests a non combustible wall for grease duct termination in  7.8.3 (1): "7.8.3 Wall Terminations. Wall terminations shall be arranged with or provided with the following properties: (1) The termin...
    hassan.zm41
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  • Omission of Releasing Panels of Fire Suppression Systems within Buildings protected with a Main Fire Alarm Panel

    For new installations: kindly advise if the main fire alarm panel  protecting a building can be utilized to release and monitor the fire suppression system within the same building (does NFPA 2001 allow this?), o...
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  • FCI FC-72 Panel & Cards Available

    We're a small HOA in Northern CA & replacing our 32-yr old FCI FC-72 Panel. Works fine as per our Sept test & inspection  ... but we're finally upgrading. Interested to buy? Contact me privately & qui...
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  • Nonrechargeable (nonrefillable) extinguisher

    NFPA-10 mentions Nonrechargeable (nonrefillable) fire extinguishers by definition and states they are excluded from the 6 year test with a lifespan of 12 years.  Are they allowed by NFPA code in a commercial offi...
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  • Disaster drill frequency

    How often does a disaster drill need to be conducted? I am using the full load generator test as a disaster drill to simulate a power outage disaster, is this acceptable?  How many other drills need to be conduct...
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  • NFPA’s Matt Klaus to Moderate Panel on Considerations for Warehouse Fire Safety during November 4 Webinar

      The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host a Considerations for Warehouse Fire Safety webinar on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) for contractors, installers, engineers, facility m...
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  • Mythblaster Monday 11: Safety Resides in Each Home Fire Sprinkler

    We often talk about the best way to improve fire safety outcomes is by having interconnected smoke alarms to alert people so that there may be a fire. Interconnected in the smoke alarm sense means that when one sounds...
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  • Separation of occupancies by a fire barrier

    As per NFPA 101 , the multiple occupancies of separated occupancy type are to be separated from each other by fire barriers as 6.14.4.1.Whereas in Multiple occupancies of mixed type  the separation requ...
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  • PVC COATED MC

    Can pvc coated Mc cable  be used under pavers on a terrace In nyc
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  • What are the guidelines for location of an emergency shower or eyewash station in proximity to electrical equipment and enclosures?

    What are the guidelines for location of an emergency shower or eyewash station in proximity to electrical equipment and enclosures? Is the location as it exists dry, damp or wet type (NFPA70 NEC2017 100)?  Will ...
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  • Overhead Powerline Safety the Subject of the Third Video of Faces of Fire Electrical Hazard Awareness Campaign 

    In late September, NFPA and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors announced the rollout of the first two videos of a new campaign series entitled, Faces of Fire/Electrical, which features personal stories of people i...
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  • Can fire drills Include 2 shifts at once?

    Can I conduct a fire drill that includes 2 shifts at one time? As a Skilled Nursing Facility in Northern California, we must have 1 fire drill per shift per quarter. Can I conduct one fire drill for more than one shif...
    abeum
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  • Air Pear System Shut Down?

    Requesting information about potential problems with fire suppression systems and the use of  Air Pear systems installed in large open buildings. I feel that the destratification could cause a delay in ...
    stephen.rinaldi
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  • Pipe Hanger Threaded ROD max LENGTH

    Hi everyone, i need an answer to the following question ASAP please.   - The maximum length of a threaded rod to support a hanging pipe (concrete or steel structure) according to the NFPA13 ?     Th...
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  • FA Notification requirements for Residential Townhome Sprinkler System

    New Townhomes in PA require sprinklers NFPA 13R or 13D.  The contractor installing the sprinkler system is providing a flow switch. The fire marshal want a horn/strobe located in the hallway by the bedrooms tied ...
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  • kitchen wet chemical system

    We need to install a Kidde wet chemical system in our kitchen. Unfortunately, the supplier who provided the necessary support is no longer in the market. We are totally new to the system. It's a small system with one ...
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  • 70E article 250 Test Instruments

    70E article 250.2(B) requires testing of devices listed in 250.1(1) thru 50.1(14) that is used as primary protection from shock hazards and requires an insulation system to ensure protection of personnel, sh...
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  • 08/18/17: Energized Electrical Work Permit

    According to the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, which of the following tasks would require an energized work permit in order to be performed in an energized state?
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  • Air Pear System Shut Down?

    Requesting information about potential problems with fire suppression systems and the use of  Air Pear systems installed in large open buildings. I feel that the destratification could cause a delay in ...
    stephen.rinaldi
    created by stephen.rinaldi
  • Should a class K extinguisher be placed in a domestic kitchen within a dwelling?

    Have a dwelling that only has a class K extinguisher within its kitchen. Is this acceptable?
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