[F] 906.3 Size and Distribution
[F] TABLE 906.3(1)
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FOR CLASS A FIRE HAZARDS
|LIGHT (Low) HAZARD OCCUPANCY||ORDINARY (Moderate) HAZARD OCCUPANCY||EXTRA (High) HAZARD OCCUPANCY|
|Minimum rated single extinguisher||2-Ac||2-A||4-Aa|
|Maximum floor area||3,000||1,500||1,000|
|per unit of A||square feet||square feet||square feet|
|Maximum floor area||11,250||11,250||11,250|
|for extinguisherb||square feet||square feet||square feet|
|Maximum distance of travel to extinguisher||75 feet||75 feet||75 feet|
For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm, 1 square foot = 0.0929 m2, 1 gallon = 3.785 L.
- Two 21/2-gallon water-type extinguishers shall be deemed the equivalent of one 4-A rated extinguisher.
- California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 1, Chapter 3 concerning application of the maximum floor area criteria.
- Two water-type extinguishers each with a 1-A rating shall be deemed the equivalent of one 2-A rated extinguisher for Light (Low) Hazard Occupancies.
[F] TABLE 906.3(2)
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS FOR FLAMMABLE OR COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS WITH DEPTHS LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 0.25 INCH
|TYPE OF HAZARD||BASIC MINIMUM EXTINGUISHER RATING||MAXIMUM DISTANCE OF TRAVEL TO EXTINGUISHERS (feet)|
Portable fire extinguishers for occupancies involving flammable or combustible liquids with depths less than or equal to 0.25-inch (6.35 mm) shall be selected and placed in accordance with Table 906.3(2).
Portable fire extinguishers for occupancies involving flammable or combustible liquids with a depth of greater than 0.25-inch (6.35 mm) shall be selected and placed in accordance with California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Division 1, Chapter 3.