1.1 Background: Automatic sprinkler systems and fire detection systems are play an important role

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1.1 Background: Automatic sprinkler systems and fire detection systems are play an important role in saving many industries from fires. In many cases an automatic sprinkler system has prevented fires from spreading across a industries or even extinguished a fire before fire can spread. Automatic sprinkler “systems have been designed to control or extinguish a fire in its early stage before the arrival of the fire department or fire brigade” (Wieder & Smith, 1998,). Automatic sprinkler systems are found in many commercial buildings and industries. Wieder and Smith (1998) told that “fire loss data reveals that in buildings and industry with automatic sprinklers, 96% of fires has been controlled or extinguished by these systems”.…show more content…
Urban area employee fire departments must be able to staff 15 employees and reach to the incident place not more than 9 minutes for 90% of the time. Suburban area employee fire departments must have staff 10 employees and reach the incident not more than 10 minutes 80% of the time. The rural area employee fire departments should be able to staff 6 employees and should be reached within 14 minutes 80% of the time to the incident (NFPA, 2010e). Many public buildings and industries are required to have an automatic sprinkler system or a fire detection system which is installed according to their county, city, or local codes. The NFPA recommends codes for all industries, but these codes are not enforced unless the state, county, city, business, fire department, district and Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) have been follows them. The AHJ is responsible for enforcing the followed codes and making sure industries are in compliance. Across India, there are some fire stations that do not have automatic sprinkler systems or fire detection systems installed because they are not required by any code. Many fire stations have been destroyed by fire because of a lack of fire detection or suppression systems. It is critical that these buildings are protected from fires because they are responsible for protecting the public. 1.2 .Significance of the topic: The automatic fire sprinkler system is mostly used fire protection system today. The philosophy of sprinklers has been based

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