The fire suppression division must be involved in pre-fire planning activities. It begins with site development and encompasses consideration of specific practices that need to be followed. These would involve water supply and access primarily

Fire Service Operations

Fire suppression practices from the Building Industry Perspective – PowerPoint Checklist for Fire Suppression Activity (PDF) Water Supply Almost every code or standard that addresses fire safety recognizes that having an adequate water supply available during a fire is essential...



The mission of this website is to provide background information to both public and private sector organizations regarding how to reduce the frequency and severity of fires during construction. This site identifies many best management practices that were collected during a literature search.

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