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Department(retail) store requirements

Department(retail) store requirements

Department(retail) store requirements

(OP)
Hi,
A Department store of 5100 m2 total building area. Do this store require a sprinkler system and Hose inside.
If so In which hazard it will come? What should be the hose size/Class and what should be the gpm required for inside hose and duration hour if the system is pumped from a tank and the supply to the tank is from city main.

Regards,
Junaid

RE: Department(retail) store requirements

Mercantile Group M Occupancy - as per IBC
Mercantile Occupancy - as per NFPA-101
Requirement of fire protection system shall be purely subject to your AHJ requirement.

RE: Department(retail) store requirements

(OP)
Thanks for your reply.
According to NFPA what are the least requirements?

RE: Department(retail) store requirements

Junaid,

Your question is a common one - which I have a canned answer for: Well, it depends...what has the local jurisdiction committed to?

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