24 Hour Monitoring Center
903.4.1 Monitoring. Alarm, supervisory and trouble signals shall be distinctly different and shall be automatically transmitted to an approved supervising station or, when approved by the fire code official, shall sound an audible signal at a constantly attended location.
907.2 Where required-new buildings and structures. An approved fire alarm system installed in accordance with the provisions of this code and NFPA 72 shall be provided in new buildings and structures in accordance with Sections 907.2.1 through 907.2.23 and provide occupant notification in accordance with Section 907.6.
907.6.2.3.1 Public and common areas. Visible alarm notification appliances shall be provided in public use areas and common use areas.
*According to the NFPA in 2014, there were 1,298,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,275 civilian deaths, 15,775 civilian injuries, and $11.6 billion in property damage.
*One structure fire was reported every 64 seconds.
*One activated Fire Sprinkler can release up to 24 gallons of water every minute, flooding a building very quickly.