fire wall(redirected from division wall)
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fire wallA fire-resistant wall required by local health and safety codes.Depending on the particular code adopted, a property owner may need to erect fire walls between every 3,000 square feet of space, between spaces rented by separate tenants or owned by separate condo owners, and along exterior walls within a certain distance of a property line.The code will detail the hours of fire retardant required under different circumstances.Doors allowing passage through fire walls must be fire doors.
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