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Multiple Compartment Building

Multiple Compartment Building

Multiple Compartment Building is a building containing two or more fire or smoke compartments required to have fire-resisting or smoke-resisting separation.

Note 1 to entry: A fire-isolated exit, ramp or passageway is considered to be a separate fire or smoke compartment.


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