Construction Concerns: Parapeted Firewalls - Fire Engineering: Firefighter Training and Fire Service News, Rescue

2022-08-31 08:49:15 By : Ms. Xia Zhang

We must remember, however, that the presence of a parapet does not always indicate a firewall below. Sometimes the firewall was removed after an automatic fire sprinkler system was installed; the firewall was breached for doorways, conveyors, or unprotected ducts; or the parapet functions only as an expansion joint in the roof membrane and not as a firewall.

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