Recommended Practice for Fire Department Operations in Properties Protected by Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems
What is NFPA 13E?
This recommended practice provides information and procedures for fire department operations in properties equipped with fire sprinkler and standpipe systems.
Official document scope
What does NFPA 13E address?
Criteria apply to interior automatic sprinkler system, exterior sprinkler systems, and standpipe systems and are designed to help fire department develop training programs and plan effective fire suppression operations. Specific topics include pre-incident planning, ventilation in storage occupancies, water supply for fire fighting, impairments, reliability of systems, buildings under construction, and inspection and testing requirements.