Project Name: Iconbay Tower
Location: 538 N.E. 28th Street, Miami, FL 33317
Property Type: 43 Story Residential High Rise
Synopsis: Low Zone Fire Pump required rebuild and would be out of commission for 2 months requiring a fire department fire watch.
Fire Watch Requirements
Any building containing a required Fire Protection system (fire alarm, sprinkler, fire pump, etc.) where the system is out of service for more than 4 hours and occupied; is required to establish a fire watch. One person shall be assigned to the fire watch, where this must be his/her only job duty during that time period and be provided with a least one method of contacting the Fire Department in an emergency. In addition, the building owner is required to have an impairment coordinator. The out of service equipment must be with a tagged out of service tag. The out of service tag must be placed at the fire alarm panel and the fire department connection. (Reference 2009 International Fire Code Section 901.7)
Steps to take for impairment:
Solution: Install a temporary – Diesel Fire Pump