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Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Dear All,
anyone have standard or reference said the pump room shall include fire detection sensor.
and what type of sensor requirement in cable trench or gallery

RE: Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Fire detection is typically placed per the locally adopted building code.

If the adopted Building Code is based on the International Building Code, you will find the requirements in Section 907

RE: Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Ron is correct. Your insurance underwriters requirements should be considered as well.
You might want to consider methane gas detection as well.

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)

RE: Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Dear RonShap,
thanks for the answer.

RE: Fire detector sensor in sewage pump room

Not sure of your location or specifics of this design, but since you are working in a wastewater facility, also see NFPA 820.

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