Introduction

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Introduction. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats, 1 (14.1). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 99. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

Fire mains are installed for the fire and rescue service to connect hoses for water. They may be either of the following.
a. The ‘dry’ type, which are both of the following.
i. Normally kept empty.
ii. Supplied through a hose from a fire and rescue service pumping appliance.
b. The ‘wet’ type, which are both of the following.
i. Kept full of water.
ii. Supplied by pumps from tanks in the building.
There should be a facility to replenish a wet system from a pumping appliance in an emergency.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: fire risk assessment, b5 access and facilities for the fire service, balanced flue, room-sealed appliance, fire safety - volume 2: buildings other than dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england, b4 external fire spread, hearth, domestic hot water, firefighting lift
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 21:09
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/774

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