Which of the following is designed to detect the unwanted presence of fire by monitoring environmental changes associated with combustion?
A . Fire sprinkler
B . Fire suppression system
C . Fire alarm system
D . Gaseous fire suppression
An automatic fire alarm system is designed for detecting the unwanted presence of fire by monitoring environmental changes associated with combustion. In general, a fire alarm system is classified as either automatically actuated, manually actuated, or both. Automatic fire alarm systems are intended to notify the building occupants to evacuate in the event of a fire or other emergency, to report the event to an off-premises location in order to summon emergency services, and to prepare the structure and associated systems to control the spread of fire and smoke.
Answer option B is incorrect. A fire suppression system is used in conjunction with smoke detectors and fire alarm systems to improve and increase public safety.
Answer option D is incorrect. Gaseous fire suppression is a term to describe the use of inert gases and chemical agents to extinguish a fire.
Answer option A is incorrect. A fire sprinkler is the part of a fire sprinkler system that discharges water when the effects of a fire have been detected, such as when a predetermined temperature has been reached.