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The activation of two or more smoke detectors, a single smoke detector equipped with an alarm verification feature, the automatic sprinkler system or other approved fire detection device shall automatically do all of the following:
  1. Cause illumination of the means of egress with light of not less than 1 footcandle (11 lux) at the walking surface level.
  2. Stop any conflicting or confusing sounds and visual distractions.
  3. Activate an approved directional exit marking that will become apparent in an emergency.
  4. Activate a prerecorded message, audible throughout the special amusement building, instructing patrons to proceed to the nearest exit. Alarm signals used in conjunction with the prerecorded message shall produce a sound that is distinctive from other sounds used during normal operation.

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