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55 Pa. Code § 2380.88. Fire extinguishers.

§ 2380.88. Fire extinguishers.

 (a)  There shall be at least one fire extinguisher with a minimum 2-A rating for each floor including the basement.

 (b)  If the indoor floor area is more than 5,000 square feet on a floor including the basement, there shall be an additional fire extinguisher with a minimum 2-A rating for each additional 5,000 square feet of indoor floor space.

 (c)  A fire extinguisher with a minimum 10-B rating shall be located in each kitchen. This extinguisher is required in addition to the extinguishers with a minimum 2-A rating required for each floor in subsections (a) and (b).

 (d)  Fire extinguishers shall be listed by Underwriters Laboratories or approved by Factory Mutual Systems.

 (e)  Fire extinguishers shall be accessible to staff persons and individuals.

 (f)  Fire extinguishers shall be inspected and approved annually by a firesafety expert. The date of the inspection shall be on the extinguisher.


   The provisions of this §  2380.88 adopted January 15, 1993, effective January 16, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 343.

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