Which NFPA standard(s) can I cite that requires the placement of fire extinguishers in open parking garages?
Unless I am mistaken, there is no specific requirement for fire extinguishers.
What Building and fire code and year edition has the city adopted?
Plus does the garage have a full fire sprinkler system
yes normally extinguishers are required
If these are adopted or you can use them;;
NFPA 101 lists a parking garage as a "storage" occupancy
NFPA 1 2018 edition:::
Section 18.104.22.168 Where Required ,,,,, Requires fire extinguishers.
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Thank you. There is no adopted building code. The NFPA 1 reference is appropriate for us.
Kelley Stalder, PE
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Ok than the international fire code also requires them.
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