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BUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUE

IIIBUILDING AND SITE ACCESS FOR FIRE FIGHTING & RESCUEMEDIUM-RISE APARTMENT (TYPE-A)
 FIRE SAFETY PROVISIONSMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 
A SITE ACCESS 4.0M MINIMUM CLEAR WIDTH REQUIRED
4.5M MINIMUM CLEAR HEIGHT
B ACCESS ROAD 4.0M MIN. WIDTH AND 24 TON LOAD CAPACITY NOT REQUIRED
WITHIN A TRAVEL DISTANCE OF 60M FROM EVERY POINT ON PROJECTED PLAN AREA OF ANY BUILDING.
C FIRE ENGINE HARDSTANDING LENGTH OR NUMBER BASE ON THE GROSS FLOOR AREA OF THE BUILDING REQUIRED WHEN BUILDING HABITABLE HEIGHT EXCEEDS 10M
6M X 15M (MINIMUM), WITH LONGER SIDE PARALLEL TO THE FACADE OF THE BUILDING
POSITIONED SO THAT THE NEARER EDGE SHALL BE NOT LESS THAN 2M OR NOT MORE THAN 10M FROM THE CENTER POSITION OF THE ACCESS OPENING, MEASURED HORIZONTALLY.
D FIRE COMMAND CENTER HIGH-RISE BUILDING AND OTHER THAN HIGH-RISE WITH EMERGENCY VOICE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND/OR SMOKE CONTROL SYSTEM NOT REQUIRED
9 SQM MINIMUM AREA (LEAST DIMENSION 2.5M)
WITH 1M CLEARANCE FROM ALL EQUIPMENT
2-HOURS ENCLOSURES
PROVIDED WITH PROMINENTLY MARKED EXTERIOR ENTRANCES
INSTEAD OF A DEDICATED FIRE RATED ROOM: LOBBIES OR OTHER SPACES ADJACENT TO THE MAIN ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING
E FIRE LIFT BUILDINGS EQUAL OR MORE THAN 28M HIGH ABOVE ENGINE ACCESS LEVEL. NOT APPLICABLE
BUILDINGS EXCEEDS 9.0M BELOW THE LEVEL OF EXIT DISCHARGE REQUIRED
SERVES ALL HABITABLE FLOORS REQUIRED IN EVERY FIRE SERVICE ACCESS ELEVATOR/FIRE LIFT PROVISIONS
CONTAINED WITHIN A DEDICATED PROTECTED SHAFT
APPROACHED BY FIRE FIGHTING LOBBY AT EACH STOREY
ADJACENT AND ACCESIBLE TO AN EXIT STAIRCASE
FIRE SERVICE ACCESS ELEVATORS/FIRE LIFT AS PER NFPA 5000 (2012 Ed.) CHAPTER 54.12 NOT REQUIRED
AMBULANCE STRETCHER ACCOMODATION ELEVATOR/LIFT AS PER NFPA 5000 (2012 Ed.) CHAPTER 54.3 NOT REQUIRED
WHEN REQUIRED, AT LEAST ONE (1) FIRE LIFT FOR EVERY 900 SQM. FLOOR AREA REQUIRED (R) IN EVERY FIRE SERVICE ACCESS ELEVATOR/FIRE LIFT PROVISIONS

Medium rise Apartment (Type-A)

HEIGHT & AREA ALLOWED

Height: < 15m

Area: < 500 sqm


APARTMENT BUILDINGS 

Residential Occupancy Containing Three or More Dwelling Units With Independent Bathroom and Cooking Facilities