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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)
12/30/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Miracle Methods 4310 Arrowswest Dr Paint Booth You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From, select CITY AGENCIES then FIRE 2. Click on FIRE CODE ENFORCEMENT. 3. Click on REVIEW PLANS STATUS in the gray box 4. Then select VIEW PLAN REVIEW STATUS. 5. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) The special hazard suppression system is being installed by: ACME This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted International Building Code, International Fire Code and the most recent editions of the applicable NFPA standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) DESIGN: Type of System: Ansul I-101 Dry Chem Size of System: 35 Hazard Protected: Paint Booth
FYI(PAINT BOOTH) DRY CHEMICAL, CO2, CLEAN AGENT: The system shall be capable of discharging its contents into the entire protected area simultaneously. (NFPA 33:9.5)
Attention**********ATTENTION!!!!!!!!! MANUFACTURER REQUIRES SHUT DOWN OF EXHAUST FAN (PAINT BOOTH) MAKE-UP AND EXHAUST AIR: Air make-up systems and spray area exhaust systems shall remain functioning during any fire alarm condition. Exception: Where the type of automatic fire protection system requires air shut down Exception: Powder-coating systems. (NFPA 33:9.3)
Attention(PAINT BOOTH) DRY CHEMICAL NOZZLES: All discharge nozzles shall be provided with caps or other suitable devices to prevent the entrance of grease, vapors, moisture or other foreign materials into the piping. (NFPA 17:
Attention***********ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!! A pre-discharge alarm is required per 2013 NFPA 17: Chapter - Signage "CAUTION: Hazards to Personnel. The discharge of large amounts of dry chemical can create hazards to personnel such as reduced visibility and temporary breathing difficulty. Chapter - Safety items to be considered shall included, but not be limited to, the following: 1) Personnel training; 2) Warning Signs; 3) Predischarge alarms; 4) Discharge alarms; 5) Respiratory protection
Attention**********ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nitorgen or dry air pressure test required at working pressure. 2013 NFPA 17
Attention**********ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2011 NFPA 17 1) Interlocks for shut down of fuel, product upon system activation required. 2) Manual reset required for coating operation after activation of extinguishing system. 3) Signage required for manual operation device of suppression system. 4) Manual operation device required to be in path of egress. 5) Supervision of system required. 6) Notification of system activation required.
FYIFrom: Acme Fire & Safety Equip [] Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 3:39 PM To: Embres, Rhonda C. Subject: Re: Miracle Method original page submitted by Complete Fire years ago, we are using 2 each 212 degree fusible links. Acme Fire & Safety Equip 719-473-2259 From: Embres, Rhonda C. To: Acme Fire & Safety Equip Plans indicate 165 degree, Cover Page indicates 212 degree#.Which is it? From: Acme Fire & Safety Equip [] Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 3:34 PM To: Embres, Rhonda C. Subject: Re: Miracle Method 2 links, per the first page spec sheet. And the System will be tied into the building fire alarm system. Diane Acme Fire & Safety Equip From: Embres, Rhonda C. To: Acme Fire & Safety Equip Sent: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 3:25 pm Subject: RE: Miracle Method What about the fusible links? Rhonda Embres Fire Inspector From: Acme Fire & Safety Equip [] Sent: Monday, December 30, 2013 3:06 PM To: Embres, Rhonda C. Subject: Re: Miracle Method Question #1 These are "Total Flood" nozzles for specific areas of a paint booth. (part of is my (Diane's) fault for a typo on the paperwork you got) NV-WA for Work Area NV-DP2 for the Duct Area NV-P1 for the Plenum Question #2 Fire Alarm ... we are waiting to hear from Owner, but he's not at work today. Diane Acme Fire & Safety Equip From: Embres, Rhonda C. To: acmefire1 Sent: Mon, Dec 30, 2013 2:20 pm Subject: Miracle Method Jim, I'm starting to review these plans and the application does not have "Local Application" or "Total Flooding" marked. In reviewing NFPA 17, there are different requirements based on which type of system it is. Please reply to this email so I can proceed accordingly. I will continue the review while I wait for your response. Rhonda Embres Fire Inspector
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 5) INDICATION OF SYSTEM ACTIVATION: An audible OR visual indication shall be provided that the system has operated, that personnel response is needed, and that the system is inneed of recharge. (IFC 904.3.4) **************ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pre-discharge required per 2011 NFPA 17 (3)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM CONNNECTIONS: The extinguishing system shall be connected to the fire alarm system, if provided, in accordance with NFPA 72. (IFC 904.3.5)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN An On-Site Installer/Service Technicial shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 8) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION: It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form that the system has been properly installed and tested. The form is to be filled out in its entirety PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRE INSPECTOR that is conducting the final inspection and/or the acceptance test of the system. FINAL INSPECITONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 9) MANUFACTURER'S DATA The approved set of system plans, manufacture's product data sheets on all equipment being installed, and the installation permit are to be on site for all fire department inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 10) INSPECTIONS Due to the dynamic nature of inspectors schedules, PLEASE call your inspection requests in with ample time to allow scheduling. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. When calling, please have your complete CSFD plan review number(s) ready for each inspection request. ( i.e. 20001234 - HM -2 or 20000012 - CN - 1) The CSFD Approved sets of plans are to be on site for all inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 14) HAZMAT INSPECTION Please call the Division of the Fire Marshal at 385-5978 to schedule your hazmat inspection for Paint Booths. A Hazardous Materials Fire Inspector will complete the inspection process.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 15) PLAN REVIEW/PERMIT FEES All fire department fees are to be paid prior to issuance of any permits. These fees must be paid directly to the Colorado Springs Fire Department - Development Review Enterprise - at 2880 International Circle - Suite 200-7.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: Colorado Springs Fire Department construction reviews are based upon information provided on the drawings and/or the attached reference material. Issues or features that are not presented within the construction documents are assumed to be complaint with applicable codes/standards. It is the responsibility of the building owner to ensure that minimum code requirement are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether of not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the fire code requirements of the adopted International Fire Code, CSFD local amendments, City Code Standards, and applicable NFPA Standards. All plan review comments are subject to final on-site field inspections, and testing by the CSFD. Review and approval by the CSFD shall not relieve the applicant of the responsibility of compliance with the International Fire Code. (105.4.4)


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