One notice banned the use of the second floor for sleeping accommodation because of inadequate automatic fire detection equipment.
What does AFD stand for?
AFD stands for Automatic Fire Detection
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We have 208 other meanings of AFD in our Acronym Attic
- Athletic Field Design
- Atlanta Fire Department
- Austin Fire Department (Texas)
- Autómata Finito Determinista
- Automated File Designator
- Automated Forging Design
- Automated Fuel Dispenser (credit card payment)
- Automatic Fault Detection
- Automatic File Distribution
- Automatic Fire Damper (energy equipment)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Staff were alerted by the automatic fire detection system going off and a staff member tackled the fire with an extinguisher.
In many cases this means that fire doors, automatic fire detection systems and other fire safety measures must be installed.
The Metropolitan Christ the King cathedral was opened in 1967, but has never had any automatic fire detection alarms.
It was unusual in that it was in a part of the premises that wasn't covered by an automatic fire detection system so it had chance to spread before it was noticed.
A Department for Education and Skills spokesman said: "We are aware that arson attacks on schools are steadily rising and will be reviewing the possible role that sprinklers and automatic fire detection could play to prevent this.
But fortunately, the automatic fire detection system and the fire compartmentation installed by the Royal Household limited the damage.