Fire Suppression Equipment Provision for Generic Indoors Location

Fire Suppression Equipment Provision for Generic Indoors Location

Location Fire hose Station Sprinkler System Fixed Fire Suppression System “ABC” Fire

Extinguisher

Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher CO2 Fire

Extinguisher

Control (Unit Control) Building
Computer Room 5
Computer Room Subfloor Yes (1)
Rack Room 5
Rack Room Subfloor Yes (1)
Control Rooms 5
Control Room Subfloor Yes (1)
Simulator/Training Room 5
Simulator/Training Subfloor Yes (1)
Electric Room Yes (5)
Battery/UPS room Yes (4)
Office areas Yes Yes (3) Yes
Smoking shelter Yes
Main Substation
MCC Room (2a, 4)
Transformer yard Yes 2b
Battery room
Remote instrumentation building
Subfloor Yes (1) Yes (5)
Ups/battery room Yes (4)
Satellite Maintenance Shop Yes Yes (3) Yes
Analyzer houses Yes(4)
Central QA Laboratory (7)
Lab (6) (7)
Extruder area Yes (6) (7)
X-ray (6) (7)
Storage (6) (7)
Office areas Yes Yes Yes

 

Location Fire hose Station Sprinkler System Fixed Fire Suppression System “ABC” Fire

Extinguisher

Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher CO2 Fire

Extinguisher

Material Warehouse Yes Yes Yes
Mosque Yes Yes
Gate House Yes
General Service Building
Security room Yes (5)
Security room subfloor Yes (1)
Computer room Yes (5)
Computer room subfloor Yes (1)
Office areas Yes Yes Yes
Fire /Safety/Env/Clinic Bldg Yes Yes (3) Yes
Chemical Warehouse Yes Yes Yes (8) Yes
Central Chiller Building Yes
Unit substation
MCC Room (2a, 4)
Transformer yard 2b
Ups/battery room Yes (4)
Cafeteria
Dining area Yes Yes Yes
Food Preparation Yes Yes (9) Yes (10)
Central maint. shop & supp. Facility Yes Yes (3) Yes
Emergency generator building
Generator area Yes Yes (8)
Control panel shelter Yes (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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