"Library and Archive Fire Protection: A Primer"
Author: Wilson, J. Andrew
Published In: Preservation of Library and Archival Materials
Fire damage can be permanent and involve the entire contents of a library. The most important factor in preventing a fire is the maintenance of a fire prevention program based on a high standard of housekeeping, orderliness, equipment maintenance, and absolute control over potential fuel and ignition sources. Covers prevention factors, fire protection basics (fire-rated assemblies, smoke detection, sprinkler systems, portable fire extinguishers), and saving lives in the event of fire.
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