fire window

fire window

A window and associated components, including frame, wired glass, and hardware, having a fire-endurance rating at least as high as that specified for the location in which it is to be used.
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"We have a fire window at the back so we got out onto the flat roof at the back and by then the fire crews had got there.
Specialist Services' Certified Architectural Products include fire doors (A10 -- H120), marine and offshore doors, fire walls and blast walls, GRP bathroom units and fire window, fit for purpose for a wide range of offshore requirements and manufactured to all sizes and specifications.
Other clues to early changes include the little, circular "fire window", once designed to light a first floor hearth.
Expertly guided, we reached Manchester Cathedral as the low winter sun blazed a spectacular reddish hue through the fire window which commemorates the devastation of wartime bombing.
"None of these flats have fire detectors or fire windows. If either of these things had been there, he might still be alive."
NFPA 80 (1999 edition), the NFPA standard for fire doors and fire windows, states in Section 1.7.3.: