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The critically important systems every fire protection plan needs.

The critically important systems every fire protection plan needs.

Sprinkler systems

This form of fire protection is commonly used. Sprinkler systems can be both wet and dry. A wet sprinkler sprays water when a fire is detected.  A dry sprinkler system holds pressurized air or nitrogen instead of water.  This system usually used when the inside of a building must not be compromised by water.  For example, a library.

Fire alarms

Buildings and people need to be prepared for the possibility that a fire could go unnoticed until it’s too late.  A fire alarm significantly prevents the possibility that a person will be left inside the building during an evacuation. Fire drills and alarms will help ensure that people do not get injured or caught in a fire.

Fire extinguishers

As part of a comprehensive fire protection plan, you’ll need a fire extinguisher on-hand at all times to put out fires on the spot. Just like sprinkler systems and fire alarms, fire extinguishers require regular maintenance checks.  

There are different classes of fire extinguishers, that a fire protection engineer can advise you on.


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