Emergency command center shall be provided in any building which is ‘high-rise’ with 23 m or more in height with the exception of One-and-two-family dwelling and such emergency command center shall have the following;
1. fire lift
2. emergency voice communication system
3. engineered smoke control system.
An emergency command center shall be of adequate size to house all the terminals and supervisory/control equipment, etc of the building’s fire protection/detection systems and a free working space of at least 8.9 sqm with no dimension lesser than 2440 mm.
An emergency command center shall be located adjacent to the fire lift lobby at the designated storey of the building (i.e. the lobby of the building on the first storey or immediately adjacent thereto)