HUPD : Fire Safety Systems

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Twitchell Hall Building Information
Street Address 511 Shore Rd.
Year Built 1962
Occupancy Residence Hall
Capacity 234
Construction Type Brick/Wood
Fire Alarm Panel Edwards 1225

Twitchell Hall

General Description

Fire alarm system consists of manual pull stations, visual/audible alarm devices and integrated automatic detection devices -located throughout the building. Single station smoke detector - battery operated, in each room and the common areas.

Fire Alarm Testing and Inspection: Individual components of the fire alarm system are tested annually by a certified fire alarm company in accordance with NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code.

Manual Wt Stand Pipe System: Inspected by certified inspection company in accordance with NFPA 25.

Fire Suppression Equipment

Portable Fire Extinguishers: Fire extinguishers located in accordance with NFPA 13, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.

Portable Fire Extinguisher Inspections: Fire extinguishers located in residence halls are inspected monthly by SimplexGrinnell in accordance to NFPA 13A. Annual inspection is conducted by certified vendor in accordance with NFPA 13, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.

Fire and Evacuation Drills

Drills: Residence Halls are required to have one fire drill conducted each semester within the first six (6) weeks of the semester.

TIPS Report Incident