Since March of 2020, many of the fire and life safety inspections normally conducted by The Washington State Fire Marshals Office were suspended by the state agency that licenses the facility (primarily Department of Social and Health Services & Department of Health) in compliance with the proclamations issued by the Governor. It is anticipated that […]
by Aaron Reiter Fire sprinkler systems in commercial and industrial settings are required to be metal because they will survive longer in fires. While resistant to heat, metal pipes have an Achilles heel, and that’s oxygen. Oxygen, combined with moisture, will progressively destroy sprinkler pipes from the inside, especially in dry and pre-action systems that […]
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Think back to a hollywood movie where a fire sprinkler system went off – either because there was a fire or because the hero activated it to distract the bad guys. What did that water look like? Chances are it was pristine, clear water that looked like the hero could drink if she or he […]