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fire sprinkler system

An integrated system of underground and/or overhead piping, with one or more automatic water supplies, to which fire sprinklers (i.e., sprinkler heads) are attached and placed in a systematic pattern; also called a fire-protection sprinkler system.
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He pointed out there have been no deaths from fire in buildings with sprinklers for the last five years at least and there is no evidence of sprinkler systems flooding apartment blocks.
A sprinkler systems fast reaction reduces the heat, flames, and smoke produced in a fire, allowing people more time to escape.
Councils say they will wait for the outcome of the inquiry to see if they need to take any additional action, including installing sprinkler systems The news comes as the official inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster got under way.
Whitefriars, which operates all 24 residential tower blocks in the city, has so far failed to commit to installing sprinkler systems in all of them as risk assessment work - in conjunction with WMFS - continues.
Fire sprinkler systems consists of a water supply system, providing required pressure and flow to the water distribution piping system where the fire sprinklers are connected.
FIRE sprinkler systems will be fitted in all new and converted housing from January 1, the Welsh Government has announced.
Repair and or modification of existing sprinkler systems.
In early August, Illinois State Fire Marshall, Larry Matkaitis, withdrew his request to mandate fire sprinkler systems in all commercial and residential high-rise buildings.
Armand Watts, who represents Chepstow on Monmouthshire County Council, criticised the authority for not installing working fire sprinkler systems at a number of schools in the south of the county - which is poorer and less inclined to vote Conservative than the more prosperous northern part.
Coan said he didn't have any information on the percentage of homes in the state with sprinkler systems.
It is more than obvious that sprinkler systems can substantially contribute to the prevention of heavy fires and mitigation of fire consequences.