Fire suppression system
A combination of alarms, detectors and extinguishers that can automatically sense and put out a fire. This can include smoke and flame detectors along with a sprinkler system. Many types of sprinkler systems are available: wet pipe, dry pipe, water mist, and gas flooding.
Synonyms and Related Terms
sytème de lutte contre l'incendie(Fr.);
Resources and Citations
- Wellheiser and Scott, An Ounce of Prevention : Integrated Disaster Recovery Planning for Archives, Libraries and Records Centres, see Chapter 4, Scarecrow Press, Inc.