FIRE SEPARATION

Means the distance in meter measured from any other building on the site or from another site, or from the opposite side of a street or other public space to the building.

FIRE RESISTANCE

Means the time during which a fire resistant material i.e. material having a certain degree of fire resistance, fulfils its function of contributing to the fire safety of a building when subjected to prescribed conditions of heat and load or restraint.

FIREPUMP-BOOSTER FIRE PUMP

Means a mechanical/electrical device which boots up the water pressure at the top level of a multi-storied/high- rise building and which is capable of a pressure of 3.2 kg/cm2 at the nearest point.

FIRE PUMP

Means a machine, driven by external power for transmitting energy to fluids by coupling the pump to a suitable engine or motor, which may have varying outputs/capacity but shall be capable of having a pressure of 3.2 kg/cm2 at the topmost level of multi-storey or high rise building.

FIRE PROOF DOOR

Means a door or shutter fitted to a wall opening, and constructed and erected with the requirement to check the transmission of heat and fire for a specified period.

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