Drains in Fire Pump Rooms: Fire pump rooms shall be provided with
adequate floor drains and a drainage system to the exterior of the building.
Circulation relief valves shall be piped to the outside of the building. All
test outlets to discharge safely outside of the building.
Fire Pump Houses: All fire pump houses shall be constructed of
noncombustible construction. Diesel driven pump houses shall be sprinklered.
No duel driven fire pumps shall be used.
DUAL DRIVEN FIRE PUMPS:
SALTWATER SYSTEMS: Saltwater systems shall be installed for ships
in cold iron. In other locations consider salt water system on a case-by-case
basis (per NAVFAC).
AUTOMATICALLY ACTUATED FIRE PUMPS: All fire pumps shall be
automatically actuated via pressure drop and manually started at the fire pump
controller. Remote automatic redundant start shall be provided for aircraft
hangars. All fire pumps shall be manually stopped, ie., automatic stop or
manual remote stop is prohibited.