Life Saving Functions of Fire Sprinklers
Fire Sprinklers help buy time during a fire emergency. (Photo Credits)
In movies, fire usually break out followed by a scene showing activated fire sprinkler systems.
Fire sprinkler systems after all are installed in almost all buildings to help occupants escape in a fire incident even before firemen arrive.
Just like what had happened in a Maryland Restaurant as reported by WBOC.
“Because of the quick response of the fire sprinklers, employees of The Crab Bag, firefighters, and fire protection contractors, The Crab was able to open for business the same day with an adjusted menu and was expected to be open for a full menu on Tuesday, the fire department said. “
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Role on Safety
British people recognize the role of fire sprinkler system in saving lives. And this is the reason why according to British-Based Daily Mail people are protesting the dropping of the requirement to fit sprinklers into new school. 24Hr Water Damage Restoration San Diego More info here
“Ministers have been accused of putting pupils’ lives at risk after dropping the requirement for fire sprinklers to be fitted in new schools. Fire officers and teachers last night blasted the ‘short-sighted’ move, which was quietly announced on the Department for Education (DfE) website. The row comes just days after two devastating fires at schools that did not have sprinklers.”
Read more here.
How it Works
Seeker.com shared how a fire sprinkler system works.
“When a water-based sprinkler is in place, it may be set up as a dry system in which nothing is in the pipes at all until a vacuum balance is upset. Dry systems are usually deployed in places where temperatures drop low enough to freeze water in the pipes. They’re also used in museums, historical sites or anywhere else where a leak or accidental alarm could damage property.”
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Fire sprinkler systems indeed help save lives and properties.