Fire Suppression Equipment Provision for Generic Indoors Location

Fire Suppression Equipment Provision for Generic Indoors Location

LocationFire hose StationSprinkler SystemFixed Fire Suppression System“ABC” Fire

Extinguisher

Dry Chemical Fire ExtinguisherCO2 Fire

Extinguisher

Control (Unit Control) Building
Computer Room5
Computer Room SubfloorYes (1)
Rack Room5
Rack Room SubfloorYes (1)
Control Rooms5
Control Room SubfloorYes (1)
Simulator/Training Room5
Simulator/Training SubfloorYes (1)
Electric RoomYes (5)
Battery/UPS roomYes (4)
Office areasYesYes (3)Yes
Smoking shelterYes
Main Substation
MCC Room(2a, 4)
Transformer yardYes 2b
Battery room
Remote instrumentation building
SubfloorYes (1)Yes (5)
Ups/battery roomYes (4)
Satellite Maintenance ShopYesYes (3)Yes
Analyzer housesYes(4)
Central QA Laboratory(7)
Lab(6)(7)
Extruder areaYes(6)(7)
X-ray(6)(7)
Storage(6)(7)
Office areasYesYesYes

 

LocationFire hose StationSprinkler SystemFixed Fire Suppression System“ABC” Fire

Extinguisher

Dry Chemical Fire ExtinguisherCO2 Fire

Extinguisher

Material WarehouseYesYesYes
MosqueYesYes
Gate HouseYes
General Service Building
Security roomYes (5)
Security room subfloorYes (1)
Computer roomYes (5)
Computer room subfloorYes (1)
Office areasYesYesYes
Fire /Safety/Env/Clinic BldgYesYes (3)Yes
Chemical WarehouseYesYesYes (8)Yes
Central Chiller BuildingYes
Unit substation
MCC Room(2a, 4)
Transformer yard2b
Ups/battery roomYes (4)
Cafeteria
Dining areaYesYesYes
Food PreparationYesYes (9)Yes (10)
Central maint. shop & supp. FacilityYesYes (3)Yes
Emergency generator building
Generator areaYesYes (8)
Control panel shelterYes (7)

Notes for Above table:

  1. Fixed pipe CO2 fire suppression system shall be provided.
  2. a) One 45.3 Kg CO2 wheeled fire extinguisher shall be provide fore each section of primary substations, and/or high-tension switchgear rooms, and or transformers with non-flammable or combustible fluids.                                                                                                                                                                                            b.Two 50-70 Kg potassium bicarbonate wheeled extinguishers shall be provided if flammable or combustible transformer fluid is used.
  3. Offices and corridors are protected by the wet pipe sprinkler system. Precaution shall be taken to prevent firewater to flow to the subfloor areas.
  4. One 6.9 Kg CO2 fire extinguisher minimum shall be provided for each UPS/battery room. Extra fire extinguisher shall be provided if Maximum travel distance to extinguisher as per NFPA 10 can not be fulfilled.
  5. One 6.9 Kg CO2 and one 9.07 Kg fire extinguishers minimum shall be provided. Extra fire extinguisher shall be provided if Maximum travel distance to extinguisher as per NFPA 10 can not be fulfilled.
  6. Sprinkler system shall be designed as per NFPA 13 & 45.
  7. 4.6 Kg CO2 fire extinguisher shall be provided and its travel distance to reach a fire extinguisher shall not exceed as stated in NFPA 10.
  8. A 50 Kg dry powder wheeled extinguishers shall be provided if flammable or combustible liquid fluid is used.
  9. A self-contained fire protection system (suppression and detection) shall be provided as per manufacture’s recommendation and NFPA 96.
  10. Extinguishers shall use agents that saponify upon contact with hot grease such as sodium bicarbonate and potassium bicarbonate dry chemical and potassium carbonate solutions. Class B gas-type portables such as CO2 and FM-200 shall not be permitted in kitchen cooking areas.

 

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