Firewize helps building owners, agents of owners and occupiers of buildings to develop and publish tactical fire plans for buildings. A tactical fire plan is a scale drawing showing the location of fire safety systems, equipment and building services.
A tactical fire plans is a basic building floor plan and shows the location of active and passive fire safety equipment within the building, as well as the path to required exits. These plans are in the form of schematic drawings, colour coded, colour fast, protected against physical damage, and prepared for use by the fire brigade and first responders during an emergency.
A tactical fire plan or plans must contain information for use by attending emergency services such as the fire brigade. These plans should be readily available to first responders. A tactical fire plan should be regularly reviewed and maintained to ensure it is accurate and reflects any changes within the building. These changes include structural changes, occupancy changes or a significant change in any of the following;
In addition, a Fire Control Centre or Fire Control Room will also likely have a copy of the schematic diagrams of the fire hydrant system, automatic fire sprinkler system, fire detection & alarm system, electrical systems and mechanical services for the building.