AND SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
Fire Alarm Panel:
Simplex 4010 Fire Alarm
Fire alarm devices include
addressable manual pull stations, smoke and/or heat detection in corridors,
common areas and mechanical spaces, visual/audible notification devices and
integrated detection devices that monitor related systems such as fire sprinkler
systems. Apartments and residence sleeping areas are equipped with addressable
smoke detector/sounder bases, which sound in the room to alert the occupant to a
possible fire condition. All alarm conditions sound at the building alarm panel
and at the monitoring station located at the University’s police communications
Individual components of the fire alarm system are inspected and tested
biannually, as well as maintained by SimplexGrinnell-certified fire alarm
technicians in accordance with
72, National Fire Alarm Code.
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
Type of System:
Automatic sprinkler monitored
by the fire alarm system.
Building is fully sprinklered in
accordance with NFPA 13R, Standard for
the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies.
System Inspection: The automatic
sprinkler system is inspected annually, by
inspection technicians, in
accordance with NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.
PORTABLE FIRE SUPPRESSION EQUIPMENT
Extinguishers: Fire extinguishers
are located throughout the building in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for
Portable Fire Extinguishers.
Extinguisher Inspections: Fire
extinguishers located in residence halls are inspected monthly by the Office of
Environmental Health & Safety. Annual inspection and maintenance is conducted by
a qualified vendor
in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.
SMOKE CONTROL/FIRE DOORS
This building is equipped
with fire doors in the ground level academic spaces only.
Doors: There are no
smoke control doors in this building.
Residence Halls are required to
have two fire/evacuation drills conducted each semester, the first occurring
within the first three (3) weeks of the semester. All drills, which are
unannounced and random, are evaluated by both the Office of Environmental Health
& Safety and Housing & Residential Services staff.
Emergency evacuation plans are not
required given the apartments exit directly to the outside of this building.