fire watch


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fire watch

A temporary measure that is taken to ensure continuous and systematic surveillance of a building or portion thereof by one or more qualified individuals so as to identify and control fire hazards, detect early signs of fire and notify the fire department if needed, as in the event of an impairment—i.e., when a fire system (e.g., sprinkler systems, standpipe, etc.) cannot perform its designed fire-safety function.
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fire watch for the building until service is restored.
Huddersfield fire watch commander Stephen Bates said the fire could have been spotted earlier had smoke alarms been working.
Fire watch manager John Kellaway said: "There were no working smoke alarms in the property.
He said the building's owners would have to hire a 24/7 private fire watch because the sprinkler system was not in working order and the building was unprotected.
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And fire watch commander Mark Newton was let off without jail or community service yesterday by a sheriff who read Hogarth's plea.
Fire watch manager Chris Parrington said: "They were extremely lucky with a drop of more than 30 feet to the carriageway below.
One fire watch told chiefs that it now only takes one decent-size incident to occur and the service becomes stretched.
Father would be in the roof of the BTH keeping fire watch.
In many jurisdictions, this will require a fire watch to be put in place.
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They'll keep a close eye on things for several days, while continuing with regular fire watch duty throughout the 86-acre facility.