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Frostburg State University Fire Alarm System Descriptions

Building Name: Simpson Hall                                                                                                                               Street address: 101 Braddock Road                                                                                                               Occupancy: Residence Hall                                                                                                                                    Capacity: 86 Beds                                                                                                                                                        Type of Construction: masonry   

Fire Alarm Description                                                                                                                                          Fire Alarm Panel: Simplex Grinnell Model 4245-1  

General Description:                                                                                                                                          Fire Alarm system consists of manual pull stations in corridors and commons areas.  Sounding devices are audible.  Local smoke detectors with soundex bases are located in all sleeping rooms.  

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

Automatic Sprinkler System Description                                                                                                                      None  

Fire Suppression Equipment                                                                                                                                   Portable Fire Extinguishers                                                                                                                                         Fire extinguishers are located in accordance with NFPA 10, standard for Portable fire extinguishers.  

Portable Fire Extinguishers Inspections                                                                                                                    Fire extinguishers located in residence halls are inspected monthly by Residence Life staff.  Annual inspection is conducted by a qualified vendor in accordance with NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers.  

Fire and Evacuation Drills                                                                                                                                  Residence Halls are required to have at least one scheduled fire drill per semester.