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Life Safety

Damage to a building’s fire and life safety systems can occur during an earthquake, making it difficult for people to evacuate the facility and impeding the work of first responders. Researchers from Worcester Polytechnic Institute conducted a series of tests on a building that simulated post-quake fires. They assessed how the damage affected the passive and active fire protection systems to contain fire and smoke.

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