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7.13 Portable Fire Extinguishers and Cabinets

Portable fire extinguishers and cabinets shall be installed in accordance with the requirements of the International Building Code.

Special Requirements. The requirements below supersede the requirements of the International Building Code:

  • Portable fire extinguishers and cabinets shall not be installed in common areas, general office or court space when the building is protected throughout with quick response sprinklers.
  • In office buildings protected throughout with quick response sprinklers, fire extinguishers shall only be installed in areas such as mechanical and elevator equipment areas, computer rooms, UPS rooms, generators rooms, kitchen areas, special hazard areas, etc.

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