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Dear all please i need your help

Dear all please i need your help

Dear all please i need your help

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Dear all
please i need your help
How to determine duration of the governing fire in order to size fire fighting tank and supply the water demand for the required duration
BEST REGARDS.

RE: Dear all please i need your help

Well first you need to decide what the local codes and regulations say.

If none then I would adopt the NFPA suite of codes.

And then employ a technical safety consultant who is familiar with fire risk and determination of fire fighting requirements.

Supply of water makes a HUGE difference. If you have none then it's normally one hour - just enough to allow everyone to get out before the plant burns to the ground.

Next to a river or the ocean is a different story.

It might only be one sentence to ask, but it could easily be six months work to give you a reply....

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RE: Dear all please i need your help

Hi,
You need to talk to your fire brigade , they should be helping you . A call to your insurance broker is advisable .
You need to consider how far is your facility from the fire brigade and availability of water ( flow and pressure) .
I'm aware of projects in Asia where the water storage capacity is about 4 hours , let say 2000 m3 with fire fighting pumps pumps operating @ 500 m3/h .
Good luck
Pierre

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