Provision of fire mains

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Provision of fire mains. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 14: Fire mains and hydrants – flats, 1 (14.3). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 99. ISBN 9781859469156

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Buildings without firefighting shafts should be provided with fire mains where fire service vehicle access is not provided in accordance with paragraph 13.2(a). In these cases, the fire mains should be located within the protected stairway enclosure, with a maximum hose distance of 45m from the fire main outlet to the furthest point inside each flat, measured on a route suitable for laying a hose.

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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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