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Warehouse Expansion: Is a new fire pump and tank required

For an existing Warehouse, with sprinkler system already installed: We are adding 3 mezzanine floors, with around 27000 Sq. ft for each floor. While designing sprinkler system, is it necessary to add ...
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What is this plumbing apparatus?

This device is about five feet tall. It is located in a ground-floor alcove in the exterior of a commercial building on a public street in Santa Monica, California. Each of the chained manual valve ...
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Fighting airplane fire on runway [closed]

Fire broke out from wing of an airliner after emergency landing. All were safely evacuated. In this video, video, fire engines, standing by on run way as pilot have maydayed, rushed pass the ...
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Can a dry-pipe or preaction valve be used to create a branch off a wet pipe sprinkler system?

Individual-head (i.e. not deluge) sprinkler systems come in three flavors: Wet-pipe systems have water pressure at the head at all times -- they are the quickest to respond, but can't be subject to ...