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  • noun A set of building and property regulations designed to establish a mandatory standard for a building's ability to resist the start and spread of a fire as well as facilitating the prompt and safe evacuation of the occupants.

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  • noun set of standards established and enforced by government for fire prevention and safety in case of fire as in fire escapes etc


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