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Common Fire Protection Systems

Wet Fire Sprinkler Systems The wet-pipe system employs automatic sprinklers attached to a piping system connected to a water supply. The water discharges immediately from sprinklers opened by a fire. Only those sprinklers which have been operated by heat over the fire will discharge water. [spacer] [spacer] Dry Pipe Systems The dry-pipe system employs automatic…
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Why You Need A Fire Test And Inspection

Fire Test And Inspection Any building system requires regular inspection, testing, and maintenance to ensure it can do what it’s expected to. Fire safety systems are no different. When properly maintained and inspected, fire protection systems are among the most reliable means to ensure the safety of your building and everyone in it. Trusting that…
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What To Do If A Fire Starts

PROTECT YOUR FAMILY: If a Fire Starts Know how to use a fire extinguisher. Remember to GET OUT, STAY OUT, and CALL 9-1-1 Yell "Fire!" several times and go outside right away. If you live in a building with elevators, use the stairs. Leave all your things where they are and save yourself. If closed…
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