wet standpipe system

wet standpipe system

A standpipe system completely filled with water at a pressure required for immediate discharge and use.
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Based on the investigation, Kentex failed to install a wet standpipe system, unserviceable extinguishers, lack of automatic fire alarm and sprinkler system, and absence of fire exit drills for workers," Carpio-Morales said.
Common fire safety violations include the lack of secondary exits, absence of a wet standpipe system; no standard fire exit or fire doors not provided with self-closing mechanisms, no extension of fire escape to ground floor or corridors, walls, ceiling and openings are of light wooden materials, defective manual fire alarm; no smoke and heat detector and inadequate battery operated emergency light.