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1.1 Scope. 1.1.1 This code describes principles and practices of fire safety for historic structures and for those who operate, use, or visit them. 1.1.2* Collections within libraries, museums, and places of worship are not within the scope of this code. A.1.1.2 Collections within libraries, museums and places of worship should be evaluated and protected in accordance with NFPA 909, Code for the Protection of Cultural Resource Properties — Museums, Libraries, and Places of Worship.
This code describes principles and practices of fire safety for historic structures and for those who operate, use, or visit them.
Criteria cover construction, operational, and occupancy features that are necessary to protect historic structures from fire, while safeguarding the elements, spaces, and features that make these sites historically or architecturally significant.. NFPA 914 also establishes criteria to permit prompt escape of building occupants and to provide for continuity of operations.
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
Impact of Fire Extinguisher Agents on Cultural Resource Materials
Disaster Resiliency and NFPA Codes and Standards
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