Deluge system

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An indoor sprinkler system with open heads. When the fire detectors activate, a valve opens for water to flow out all sprinkler heads wetting large areas quickly and completely. This type of system is used in areas where flammable materials are stored and water damage is not important (Bucher 1996).

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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