Fire Alarm Bells
- Fire alarm bells connected to the system riser can provide first responders with essential information—and encourage passersby to quickly call the fire department. Learn what NFPA standards have to say about joining fire alarm bells and water motor gongs to fire risers in both standpipe and fire sprinkler systems.
- The National Fire Protection Association has unique fire alarm requirements for each occupancy type. QRFS details NFPA code for fire alarm initiation, occupant notification, and monitoring of educational, detention and correctional, assembly, mercantile, business, storage, and industrial facilities.
- Fire alarm, fire sprinkler, and standpipe systems use fire alarm bells in applications ranging from facilitating evacuation to getting the attention of firefighters. QRFS explains how fire alarm bell mounting height depends on a range of factors, including whether the bell serves a waterflow alarm or a fire alarm system.