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NFPA 101 Section 32.3.3.7.16.  Does Double Egress Doors apply to all Corridor Doors?  What about (2) Hoiur Fire Walls?

Question asked by stockdaledesign on Dec 31, 2019
Latest reply on Jan 3, 2020 by raymond.p.schmid

I failed 100% inspection from State Fire Marshall because he stated that fire doors in a (2) hour fire-rated corridor wall have to swing in opposite directions.  Is this correct on all corridor doors or just smoke barrier walls?  What about (2) Hour Fire Separation Walls?  Furthermore, is there any way around this requirement - double egress doors & frame are quite expensive.  Thanks in advance for any assistance.

 

Building Information:

Personal Care Home - Large

7400 sf Structure w/ (2) Fire Areas

Central Corridor

LSC Reference Section 32.3.3.7.16

Attached enlarge section - floor plan

 

 

Darin

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