Where is the Connection? Horizontal Exit Hose Connection = Outlet locations

It is easy to confuse Horizontal Exits and Horizontal Standpipes, while they often exist in the same space, they are two different animals. Horizontal exits provide a similar level of protection as an exit stairway. They are used to decrease the amount of egress stairways required in a building or joining two separate buildings by using fire barriers to provide areas of refuge or safety for exiting occupants from fire and smoke.

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MINNESOTA CHAPTER SIDE BY SIDE DEMO REACHES THOUSANDS

On September 1, the Minnesota Chapter of NFSA reached another milestone, conducting a side-by-side demonstration livestreamed on Facebook. It was the first time Minnesota-based NFSA staff have used the Facebook Live function to reach an international audience.

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From the Phoenix Files Series – Furniture Barn

Like the fabled Phoenix bird of ancient mythology, new life and vigor rises from the ashes, and the Furniture Barn, at 1389 University Avenue West in Saint Paul is an example of the ravages of uncontrolled mobs and uncontrolled fire, persistence and resilience, and another shining example of the value of fire sprinklers!

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