Why is fire protection needed in bin storage rooms?

In many high-rise tower blocks and other multi-occupancy buildings, the communal bin room refuse stores are often the single largest source of hazardous combustible materials in the entire building.


Due to the mixture of flammable products and the high incidence of ignition, these areas are classified as high risk in any fire risk assessment.


This situation has been recognised in the UK, and AQ2000 systems are installed in many high rise buildings where the incidence of serious bin fires has been eliminated.

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