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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) develops and delivers fire prevention and safety education programs in partnership with other federal agencies, the fire and emergency response community, the media, and safety interest groups. We also work with the public and private groups to promote and improve fire prevention and life safety through…
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I work for a water district in southern California. I recently paid an engineering firm to complete Arc Flash studies on 20 sites. If in 5 years there are no changes to the equipment. do I need to have a complete Arc Flash study done? Do I simply document that no changes are made? Can this be done by any qualified person?
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NFPA 409 [2011].  A project for a hangar Group I service center with 262,000 sq ft and 40 ft high; with foam water deluge and linear heat detector under  the roof . They  are  not providing  supplementary  fire protection beneath the wings  of airplanes  and not automatic  detection; only manual pull stations. Hangar will have  airplanes  with… (Show more)
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When showing compliance for a new Fire Sprinkler system of a Single Family Home, Multipurpose wet-pipe system using the Prescriptive Pipe Sizing method referenced in NFPA 13D and the CPC-section 612.0, are any other pipe and fitting hydraulic calculations required?
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When performing a 5 year internal inspection on a wet/dry fire sprinkler system, is it required to perform all items which are included for the annual inspection, and then so the 5 year internal is accepted as the annual inspection.
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Hello my name is Michael Polito,   I'm a Plant Operations Manager at a hospital and I'm inquiring about adding blood bank refrigerator/freezer temperature alarms alarm through our main medical gas alarm panel that is monitored 24/7.  Does anyone know if it's acceptable to have blood bank refrigerator and or freezer alarms send a closed contact… (Show more)
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There is no clear clause from the code if draft stops can be deleted if you are using "Vent-Sprinkler" method. There is no mention there that the draft stops are to be removed.
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When I comes to commercial properties. Are permanent window guards allowed? my scenario is a Doctors office and a Yoga Studio. Both are located in the second level of the structure. Both have permanent window guards. From a fire safety point will this violate the means of egress?
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hello    what kind of fire detection is used in toilet areas for above and below fall ceiling. can anyone reply with NFPA 72 reference   br sebin
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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?
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