Laminex, Gympie QLD


Fire Engineering (Performance Solution)


The subject building is located at Langton Road, Gympie, Qld 4570. This building is predominately an industrial occupancy with warehouse premises, thus making this building a large isolated building exceeding volume 108,000 m3. To protect the life safety of the employees, a combination of NCC Volume One DtS perspective requirements and performance-based requirements were considered and proposed. The non-compliance issues were non-availability of fire brigade access; extended travel distances; reduced fire hydrant water flow, lack of masonry radiation walls to protect external fire hydrants; and requirement of smoke exhaust system. All the issues were successfully resolved and successfully accepted by all stakeholders.