Efficient Fire Obstacles: The Submissive Fire Protection System

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Efficient fire obstacles are the main submissive fire protection system that restricts the spread of fire and confines smoke and toxic gas movement to other parts of a building. They divide a building into fire compartments that are enclosed on all sides to confine the fire and smoke to the compartment in which the fire started. Fire barriers are extremely important, especially in multi-story buildings, because they provide extra time for staffs and visitors to safely evacuate the building in a fire emergency. High hazard areas are enclosed in fire barriers to protect people and buildings. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations require that exit stairwells be enclosed with properly rated and approved fire walls
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