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How to understand this clause

Question asked by Bruce Edwards on Mar 14, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 16, 2018 by rfdacm02

NFPA 101 -2012


9.4.3 Fire Fighters’ Emergency Operations. All new elevators shall conform to the fire fighters’emergency operations requirements of ASMEA17.1/CSA B44, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. All existing elevators having a travel distance of 25 ft (7620 mm) or more above or below the level that best serves the needs of emergency personnel for fire-fighting or rescue purposes shall conform to the fire fighters’ emergency operations requirements of ASMEA17.3, Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators


How to understand this 25 ft fire fighters’emergency operations requirements if we compare the 120 ft requirements of NFPA 5000 - 2009 as shown below?


NFPA 5000 - 2009

33.3.7 First Responders Use Elevator. In buildings over 120 ft in height, a minimum of one first responders use elevator shall

be provided in accordance with 54.12.