Don’t Let Fire Suppression Get You Down, Part 1

Don’t Let Fire Suppression Get You Down, Part 1

They have long been in certain types of facilities, such as emergency generator rooms at power plants.

Fire suppression systems that protect entire rooms are increasingly common. They have long been in certain types of facilities, such as emergency generator rooms at power plants.

They typically involve this sequence of events:

• System initiates a 60 second (or other timing) audible and visual “get out now” warning.

• Doors and vents automatically close.

• Nozzles release suffocating agent.

The last step is effective at snuffi

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