NFPA 914: Code for Fire Protection of Historic Structures
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What is NFPA 914?
NFPA 914: Document Scope

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. Official document scope
What does NFPA 914 address?
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.

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