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#112480 - 06/29/01 08:52 PM Attachment to Fire Escape
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Anyone have an opinion on this?(submitted via Joe Tedesco)

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#112481 - 06/30/01 12:23 PM Re: Attachment to Fire Escape
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hope no one has to use fire escape
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#112482 - 06/30/01 12:26 PM Re: Attachment to Fire Escape
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Joe,
am i correct in seeing 5 service drops here? and it that some sort of window or barrier bettween it & the fire escape stairs?

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#112483 - 06/30/01 04:56 PM Re: Attachment to Fire Escape
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Anyone have an opinion on this?(submitted via Joe Tedesco)
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#112484 - 06/30/01 05:05 PM Re: Attachment to Fire Escape
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There are 4 services on building an 800 amp parallel single phase, 400 amp three phase, and 2- 200 amp commercial tenant services single phase. My problem is with the attachment to the fire escape, contractor did this because of the reach problem from the window/door that is behind wood. How do you all feel about this? John Man
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#112485 - 06/30/01 05:27 PM Re: Attachment to Fire Escape
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John;
230-9 stipulates " 3ft(914mm) from windows that are designed to be opened, doors,porches,balconies,stairs, fire escapes, or similar locations.

There is no exception for a barrier placed bettween open conductors and these items to accomodate a distance of less than 3'

However it would seem to meet the intent of the code to do such.






[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 06-30-2001).]

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