Fire Safe Building Design: An Overview of Fire Protection in Buildings

The faster the fire service can respond, enter, locate the incident, and safely operate in a building, the sooner they can mitigate an incident in a safe manner for themselves as well as occupants. This chapter contains guidance on this topic for both building site layout and interior design features. Those preparing design documents such as site plans, civil plans, foundation plans, and architectural layouts would typically use this information.

An overview of fire protection in buildings