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Passive Fire System

Passive fire systems contain fires without taking action by utilizing building compartmentalization through the use of fire-resistant walls, doors, and coatings.

Passive fire protection is usually structural and built into the building. By using fire-resistant walls and floors, passive fire protection gives people time to escape from a building that has a fire.

Another type of fire protection system is an active fire protection system have automatic features to attempt to contain the spread of the fire by dispersing water or other compounds.

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