Fire Codes and Standards: Taming the Fire Environment: Fire Code Official Flexibility and More

09/30/2013
Final Code Hearing / Proposed Change / Vol.6 “Taming the Fire Environment” will be posting building and fire code proposals for the upcoming ICC Final Code Hearing in Atlantic City (10/2-10/10) that impact the fireground: 1.      Code Section: F39-13 Fire Apparatus Access Road (underline indicates new text) Proponent: Carl. D. Wren, P.E. Austin Fire Department, representing self (carl.wren@austintexas.gov) Section Overview:  503.2.2 Authority. The fire code official shall have the authority to require or permit an increase or a decrease in the minimum modifications to the required access widths where they are inadequate for fire or rescue operations or where ...

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