Fire protection for flammable and combustible liquids requires a tailored strategy because of the unique properties that liquids present.
Although Control-Mode sprinkler systems are quite common, there are times when a suppression system is a better option. Early Suppression, Fast Response fire sprinkler systems (ESFR) are commonly used in higher occupancy hazard situations found in warehouses.
Learn why pre-action and gaseous systems are optimal fire suppression systems for protecting water-sensitive areas such as MRI rooms, museums, and libraries.
Fire protection for plastic commodities can present a challenge for building occupants/owners and fire protection professionals alike. Generally speaking, plastics burn hotter, faster, release more smoke and toxic gases and require more water to put out.
Fire protection for storage occupancies requires a number of considerations, including type of material stored, storage arrangement, and storage height.
Fire protection for high-piled storage occupancies can be a challenge, particularly those with a variety of goods that have a range of flammability.