8.2 Fire Extinguishers
Portable fire extinguishers, listed by a nationally recognized independent testing agency, should be
provided for portable structures in accordance with NFPA 10.
8.3 Fire Hydrants
At least one fire hydrant supplied by an adequate and reliable water distribution system should be
located so that it does not require more than 300 feet (91 meters) of fire hose to reach any exterior
portion of a relocatable structure or a group of structures to be protected.
This requirement does not apply to those structures that are required to be mobile
and are moved on a regular basis to support an operation, such as field monitoring
and sampling trailers.
This requirement does not apply to structures under 5,000 square feet (465 square
meters) in floor area, or when the MPFL is less than $1 million.
This requirement does not apply to remote structures as determined by the DOE
8.4 Emergency Egress
All relocatable structures that are occupied by people should have access to a means to summon
emergency assistance. Where a fire alarm or signalling system is not otherwise provided or
required, this may take the form of a telephone, radio, or equivalent means.
Relocatable structures should be provided with fire alarm and notification systems as required by
NFPA 101 and 29 CFR 1910.165 for the specific occupancy.
Relocatable structures equipped with an automatic fire suppression or detection system shall also
be equipped with local alarm(s) that transmit separate and distinct signals for fire, trouble, and