Reconstruction of the warehouse should begin with

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Reconstruction of the warehouse should begin with careful consideration to the type of fire detection and suppression system to be installed. These should be installed in a timely manner and making sure they meet all the requirements of NFPA. An inspection of the building is to be done to ensure the building codes are in accordance with those of the fire department. The inspection should be done by the departmental fire inspector (Confires Fire Protection Service, 2018). The sprinkler system in the scenario was inadequate. It only enhanced the fire because it only covered certain areas because of the storage racks. A sprinkler system should be used for the commodity that is being stored and the storage arrangement being used, but changes in storage operation can alter the system’s effectiveness (Confires Fire Protection Service, 2018).According to Confires, large changes in which new product or the racking that is used, even small changes of the racks can have a profound impact on sprinkler system effectiveness.“A fire goes through four stages in the following order, incipient, growth, fully developed, and decay. The longest stage of a fire, being the decay stage is characterized a significant decrease in oxygen or fuel, putting an end to the fire. The fire triangle identifies the three needed components of fire, fuel (burning agent), heat (something to make the fuel burn), and air (which is oxygen)”(National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 2018). Fire spreads by transferring the heat energy from the flames via conduction, convection and radiation. Fire

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