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MIL-HDBK-1008B
e)  NFPA 96, Installation of Equipment for the Removal of Smoke and
Grease-Laden Vapors from Commercial Cooking Equipment
f)
NFPA 101
g)
NFPA 211, Chimneys, Fireplaces, Vents, and Solid Fuel-Burning
Appliances
h)
NFPA 220, Types of Building Construction
Where cables, conduit, telephone wire, ducts, etc., penetrate floors or fire
walls, fire stops shall be provided.  Fire stops shall be by an assembly
tested in accordance with ASTM E814, Fire Tests of Through-Penetration Fire
Stops, and shall have a rating equal to the fire resistance rating of the
assembly being penetrated.
2.5.2
Protection of Door Openings.  Door openings shall be protected in
accordance with NFPA 80.  Fire door assemblies are required on each side of
the door opening in 4-hour fire walls when openings are fitted with 3-hour
rolling or sliding fire doors.  Fire doors shall be listed by Underwriters
Laboratory (UL), FM, or a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL).
Approved fire doors shall not be modified in the field.  Local fabrication of
fire doors shall not be permitted.  The protection of ducts at point of
passage through fire walls shall be in accordance with NFPA 90A and/or NFPA
90B.
2.6
Means of Egress
2.6.1
Requirements.  Facilities shall comply with the requirements of NFPA
101, except as modified herein.
2.6.2
Means of Egress Marking.  The marking of means of egress shall be in
accordance with NFPA 101.  Signs shall have lettering on a opaque background.
Internally illuminated signs shall be either light emitting diodes (LED),
fluorescent fixtures, or neon fixtures.  Incandescent fixtures are not
permitted except in locations where other types of signs are not permitted due
to environmental considerations.  Existing incandescent fixtures may remain in
use.  In overseas locations, additional markings may be required to remain
consistent with local national standards.
Note:
LED signs are preferred.
Exception:
In overseas locations, colors may be consistent with local
national standards, and bilingual signs are permitted.  The
appropriate service or agency fire protection engineer
shall publish a formal policy to implement this exception.
2.6.2.1
Radioluminous Exit Signs.  Use of radioluminous exit signs in DOD
facilities is not permitted without the express written approval of the AHJ.
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