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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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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Subjects: Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats
B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 21:09
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2022 21:02

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