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 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.


Review DateStatusComment(s)
10/9/2012 Approved/CorrectedRESUBMITTED: The plans have been re-submitted, and the disapproved issues have been addressed as follows: **PLEASE NOTE** ALL COMMENTS FOUND ON PREVIOUS PLAN REVIEWS REMAIN ENFORCEABLE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN THIS REVIEW. Helium fill 8 24" latex balloons-- balloons located at video wall upstage right. Balloons filled before Audience enters building- pre show. Performer on stage hold balloons 4, @ volume 450 gr. Butane/propane mix < .998 lb per container Brian baker; pyro 714-824-9476 c: 2) CSFD recommends (an approved or listed device) CO2 monitoring system be used during the performance to monitor for CO2. Inspector shall observe site conditions and may require monitoring device(s) for this performance. 3) FACILITIES - Facilities in which Flammable/Combustible liquids are to be used and/or stored shall comply with the applicable provision of the International Fire Code (2009 edition) Chapter 34. STORAGE - All applicable provisions of NFPA 160, Chapter 4 for the Holding Area for Flame Effect Materials and Devices shall apply. 4) Special attention shall be recognized by all Flame Effect Operators, as well as by all Flame Effect Assistants under their direct supervision to keep all flame effects: -An acceptable distance from members of the audience*. -An acceptable distance from all pyrotechnic devices located in, around and above the stage**. -An acceptable distance from all other performers and elements of the stage/set. *As the only requirement set forth in NFPA 160 for the minimum required distances between flame effects and audience members is that "the incident radiation should not cause the surface temperature of the exposed skin of a member of the audience to exceed 111 degrees (F)."
10/9/2012 FYIWorld Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd., COS, CO. Indoor Pyrotechnic Display for BATMAN October 23 & 24, 2012; 12 pm & 7:30 pm Applicant: Michael Carlisle, and Stage & Effects Engineering, Brian Baker 2125 Elmwood Ln, Pueblo, CO 81005; 719-671-1424 Stage & Effects Eng: 505-275-5441 ATTENTION: See our web site for our latest plan review comments for your job at: - go to "City Agencies" (tab on the teal bar to get a drop box) - click on - "Fire Department" - (Using the links down the left side of the page), click on - "Web Guide." Once you're into the Web Guide, click on "Plan Review Status" This will also give you access to numerous other items that may assist you in your future project design work.
FYIINSPECTOR SEE SCANNED DOCUMENTS FOR DISPLAY DETAILS Received: -Colorado State Pyro License on file for Mike Carlisle, Mr. Carlisle shall be in attendance for all performances. -A list of pyro techs of Stage & Effects Eng -Dates, times of all engagements. -List of Effects to be used + Description for each -Shot timeline -Pyro-stage layout plan -A list of effects with distances from the audience. -MSDS of pyro materials NOT PROVIDED IN SUBMITTAL. MUST HAVE ON SITE DURING EVENT. Divison of Fire Safety Operator Certificate for Michael Carlisle Current cert. - Insurance certficate - Stage scenery, props, etc. flame retardant treatments
FYINFPA - The National Fire Protection Association Standard 1126 "Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics before a Proximate Audience" shall apply. NFPA - The National Fire Protection Association Standard 160 "Standard for Flame Effects before a Proximate Audience INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE 2003 Ed. as amended - The IFC 2003 Chapter 33 " Explosives and Fireworks" shall apply.
IPERMIT Pending final permit inspection. Contact CSFD @ 385-5978 TO SCHEDULE PERMIT INSPECTION PRIOR TO SHOW. Allow sufficient time for site walk through, demonstration of all (ALL) pyrotechnic special effects, all (ALL) flame effects and inspection.
DisapprovedHi Mike, Does Stage & Effects Engineering have any equipment to monitor for the effects of asphyxiant gases (CO2 & helium) that will be in use? Such as a CO2 detection/alarm or Oxygen sensor? Also I can#t find the description of use for the helium#unless it#s used to fill the #Joker Balloon#? And, what are the number and (size/volume) of the #small# butane cylinders? Can you please follow-up with this. I tried to contact the Alysia, she was on a plane and couldn#t speak with me. Thank you. Kay
IFIRE EXTINGUISHERS NFPA 1126, 8.1.1 thru -A total of (4) or more fire extinguishers shall be present & readily accessible while the pyrotechnics are being loaded, prepared for firing, or fired. -In all cases, (2) must be pressureized water-type & (2) shall be Class 10-BC. -Extinguishers shall be placed such that at least one is located on each opposing side of the performance. Note that on this submittal, no extinguishers are shown. A MINIMUM of 4 are required.
FYICERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE The certificate of insurance shows the appropriate event dates, coverage and Stage & Effects Engineering. Please obtain a certificate of insurance that shows commercial general liability with minimum available limits of: -$2,000,000 general aggregate -$1,000,000 products and completed operative aggregate -$1,000,000 each occurrence -Comprehensive automobile liability with minimum limits of $1,000,000 per occurences -Workers Compensation and employers liability as required by statute. Employer's liability coverage is to be carried for a minimum of $100,000. -The insurance shall cover all operations involving fireworks and any vehicles used for the transportation or storage of fireworks, bodily injury liability and property liability for the purpose of payment of any damages to persons or property which arise from, or are caused by, the conduct of an act authorized by the permit upon which a judicial judgement results. The insurance shall also provide protection for property damage resulting from fireworks or explosion. The certificate of insurance shall guarantee 30 days written notice to the chief of the fire department in the event of policy cancellation for any reason. -The certificate of insurance lists the Colorado Springs Fire Department as An Additional Insured.
AttentionPRODUCT MSDS's An MSDS for each pyro effect is required to be included with this submittal. **MSDS were not provided in this submittal. ** ATTENTION: Mike Carlisle is required to provide and have on site all MSDS for product in use during this event.
FYINFPA - The National Fire Protection Associations Standard 1126 "Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics before a Proximate Audience" shall apply. -DISTANCE SEPARATION - NFPA 1126.6.4 "Separation Distances from the Audience": 6.4.1) Each pyrotechnic device fired during the performance shall be separated from the audience by at least 15 feet but not less than twice the fallout radius of the device. 6.4.2) Concussion mortars shall be separated from the audience by a minimum of 25 feet. 6.4.3) There shall be no glowing or flaming particles within 10 feet of the audience. 6.4.4) Smoking shall not be permitted within 25 feet of the area where the pyrotechnics are being handled of fires. NFPA - The National Fire Protection Association Standard 160 "Flame Effects Before an Audience" shall apply. All applicable provisions of the 2003 International Fire Code, Chapters 27 (Hazardous Materials), 33 (Explosives and Fireworks) and 38 (LPG) shall apply.
FYI-Firewatch/or number of support technicians responsible for shot/fallout monitoring, along with locations and number of fire extinguishers will be verified at time of inspection. -Fire safety procedures will be verified at time of inspection.
FYIFACILITIES - Facilities in which pyrotechnics are to be used and/or stored shall comply with the applicable provision of the International Fire Code (2003 edition) Section 3304. STORAGE - To prevent unauthorized personnel from gaining access to the pyrotechnics, the manager for the site shall provide a separate lockable room or facility for the preparation of pyrotechnic materials and devices that have been approved by the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and that is acceptable to the pyrotechnic operator. Pyrotechnics storage room shall be located in the former Christmas Storage room. This room was approved per Kris Cooper (Deputy Fire Marshal, CSFD) and Kay Yeager (CSFD Hazmat Inspector) for this use in 2004.
FYICROWD MANAGEMENT - Measures must be taken to provide for adequate crowd management, security, fire protection, and other emergency services.
FYIFIRE DETECTION - Fire detection and life safety systems shall be permitted to be interrupted during the operation of temporarily installed pyrotechnic effects when the following conditions are met: a) Approval of the AHJ is received. b) Approval of the owner or owners is received. c) An approved fire watch capable of directing the operation of all fire detection and life safety systems installed in the building is present. **No fire detection or life safety systems shall be interrupted.
FYISMOKE CONTROL - When pyrotechnic special effects material is fired within a building, the quantity of smoke developed SHALL NOT obscure the visibility of exit signs or path of egress travel. The maximum density of smoke shall be approved and the pyrotechnic operator shall ensure that the maximum density is not exceeded. Provisions may be required to confine smoke generated by pyrotechnic special effects material to an approved area and to remove such smoke from the building.
INotification shall be given to CSFD Station 4 and dispatch by the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal of this World Arena Event and the associated pyrotechnics display. Inspections shall be conducted by the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal Hazardous Materials Section.
FYIPlans have been submitted to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for a plan review. These plans include but are not limited to the following items listed in NFPA 1126 Section 4.3.2. a) Name of person, group, or organization sponsoring the production. b) Date and time of day of the production. c) Exact location of the production. d) Name of the person actually in charge of firing the pyrotechnics. e) Number, names, and ages of ALL assistants who are to be present. f) Qualifications of the pyrotechnic operator. g) Pyrotechnic experience of the operator. h) Confirmation of any applicable state and federal licenses held by the operator and/or assistant(s). i) Evidence of the permittee's insurance carrier or financial responsibility. (The insurance certificate shall list the Colorado Springs Fire Department as the Certificate Holder.) j) Number and types of pyrotechnic devices and materials to be used, the operators experience with those devices and effects, and a definition of the general responsibilities of the assistant(s) k) Diagram of the grounds or facilities where the production is to be held. This diagram shall show the point at which the pyrotechnic devices are to be fired, the fallout radius for each pyrotechnic device used in the performance, and the lines behind which the audience shall be restrained. l) Point of on-site assembly of pyrotechnic devices. (If assembly on site is required) m) Manner and place of storage of the pyrotechnic materials and devices. (This area is to be the former Christmas Storage Room approved for this event and this use in 2004) n) Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for EACH of the pyrotechnic material(s) to be used. o) Certification that the costumes, set, scenery, and rigging materials are inherently flame-retardant or have been treated to achieve flame retardancy. p) A shot queue list/timeline for each shot during the performance.


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