On average it takes approximately 10 minutes for firefighters to arrive to a fire. 80% of fire related deaths occur in the home at night while you and your family are sleeping.
Fire is fast leaving less than three minutes to escape. Fire sprinklers can buy you time saving lives.
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I have a standpipe system with two risers. The original design indicates a total flow of 750 gpm (2839 Lpm). Am I required to flow this much water for the five year flow test?
No. When conducting the five year flow test, one riser is tested at a time. Therefore, the flow should be a total of 500 gpm (1892 Lpm), 250 gpm (946 lpm) for each of the two topmost outlets.
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