Wallace Creek, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC

The initial, $183-million phase of the Wallace Creek Regimental Complex at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., provides a new home for four battalions and was built as part of the Marines’ Grow the Force initiative.

The complex included construction of 20 new structures with nearly 570,000 sq ft of space to house administration operations, maintenance, mission support, training, housing, dining and medical facilities for about 3,000 Marines. Each battalion headquarters is located near the barracks for its troops. The four battalions are arranged around the central operations, supply and maintenance facilities.

The facilities included many different types of occupancies including the following: Residential, Storage, Factory, Assembly, and Business. Several of the facilities were mixed use.

Fire protection systems included standard wet fire sprinkler, dry fire sprinkler, preaction fire sprinkler, standpipes and clean agent fire suppression.

Fire alarm and mass notification systems were installed throughout the complex. These included addressable systems with manual pull stations, strobes, speakers, text signs and a host of other features. The systems were equipped with radio alarm transmitters to communicate with the base fire department and central mass notification systems.

FireLogix Engineering, Ltd. served as quality control fire protection engineers (QCFPE) for this complex. In this role the firm reviewed shop drawings, calculations, and product data for compliance with the design and applicable codes and standards. In addition the firm conducted routine inspections of life safety, fire protection systems, fire alarm systems, mass notification systems, and the fire protection water supply. The firm provided final commissioning and approval of each of the 20 buildings in this complex.

Army Reserve Center, Concord, CA

This project included the design and build of an Army Reserve Center in Concord, California. The facility includes a Reserve Training Center (RTC) (62,000 SF), and an Organizational Maintenance Shop (OMS) (10,000 SF).  The RTC is a mixed use facility including Assembly, Business, and Storage occupancy. The OMS is used for maintenance of various military vehicles. The facility is Special Purpose Industrial occupancy. 

The RTC and OMS are protected throughout with automatic fire sprinklers. The local water supply was not sufficient to support the sprinkler system demands. A new fire pump house was designed and installed for fire protection.

The RTC and OMS are equipped with fire alarm and mass notification systems. These are voice evacuation type systems used to warn occupants of fire or other impending danger. The systems are addressable intelligent systems with pull stations, strobes, speakers, smoke detectors, microphone stations and various other devices and appliances.

FireLogix Engineering, Ltd. filled the role of Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) for this project. As the FPE of record the firm was responsible for fire protection and life safety on the project. In this role FireLogix designed the fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire pump, and water storage tanks. In addition the firm was responsible for code consulting on building code and the life safety code for the project. As part of this role FireLogix prepared code summary reports and life safety plans to ensure that the building construction and layout complied with applicable codes and standards. The firm's role also included quality control and final approval of fire protection and life safety. In this FireLogix Engineers conducted field visits and final inspections to certify that the fire protection installation was in accordance with his design and applicable codes and standards.

Grissom Air Reserve Base Control Tower

This project included the design and build of a new aircraft control tower at Grissom Air Base in Kokomo, Indiana.  The facility occupancy is Business with numerous special requirement for Aircraft Control Towers from IBC and NFPA 101

The facility is protected throughout with automatic fire sprinklers and automatic wet standpipes. The local water supply was not sufficient to support the sprinkler system and automatic standpipe demands. A new electric fire pump was designed and installed to boost the available pressure.  The system is equipped with generator backup and an automatic transfer switch.

The facility is equipped with fire alarm and mass notification systems throughout. These are voice evacuation type systems used to warn occupants of fire or other impending danger. The systems are addressable intelligent systems with pull stations, strobes, speakers, smoke detectors, microphone stations and various other devices and appliances.

FireLogix Engineering, Ltd. filled the role of Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) for this project. As the FPE of record the firm was responsible for fire protection and life safety on the project. In this role FireLogix designed the fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire pump, and standpipe systems. In addition the firm was responsible for code consulting on building code and the life safety code for the project. As part of this role FireLogix prepared code summary reports and life safety plans to ensure that the building construction and layout complied with applicable codes and standards.

Army Reserve Center, Roanoke, VA

This project included the design and build of an Army Reserve Center in Roanoke, Virginia. The facility includes a Reserve Training Center (RTC) (43,000 SF), Organizational Maintenance Shop (OMS) (8,000 SF) and Unheated Storage Building (USB) (3,000 SF).  The RTC is a mixed use facility including Assembly, Business, and Storage occupancy. The OMS is used for maintenance of various military vehicles. The facility is Special Purpose Industrial occupancy. The USB is a Storage occupancy used to store various types of gear for soldiers.

The RTC and OMS are protected throughout with automatic fire sprinklers. The local water supply was not sufficient to support the sprinkler system demands. A new fire pump house and 2 above ground water storage tanks were designed and installed for fire protection.

The RTC and OMS are equipped with fire alarm and mass notification systems. These are voice evacuation type systems used to warn occupants of fire or other impending danger. The systems are addressable intelligent systems with pull stations, strobes, speakers, smoke detectors, microphone stations and various other devices and appliances.

FireLogix Engineering, Ltd. filled the role of Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) for this project. As the FPE of record the firm was responsible for fire protection and life safety on the project. In this role FireLogix designed the fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire pump, and water storage tanks. In addition the firm was responsible for code consulting on building code and the life safety code for the project. As part of this role FireLogix prepared code summary reports and life safety plans to ensure that the building construction and layout complied with applicable codes and standards. The firm's role also included quality control and final approval of fire protection and life safety. In this FireLogix Engineers conducted field visits and final inspections to certify that the fire protection installation was in accordance with his design and applicable codes and standards.

Navy Exchange, Bethesda, MD

This project included the design and build of a new flagship navy exchange (NEX) and multi-level parking garage in Bethesda, Maryland. The 160,00 square foot NEX facility is a mixed use occupancy and includes Mercantile, Assembly, Business, and Storage occupancies. The 180,000 square foot garage is classified as Storage occupancy.

The NEX is protected throughout with automatic fire sprinklers. The local water supply was not sufficient to support the sprinkler system demands. A new electric fire pump was designed and installed to boost the available pressure. The garage is protected with a dry manual standpipe system.

The NEX and garage is equipped with fire alarm and mass notification systems. These are voice evacuation type systems used to warn occupants of fire or other impending danger. The systems are addressable intelligent systems with pull stations, strobes, speakers, smoke detectors, microphone stations and various other devices and appliances.

FireLogix Engineering, Ltd. filled the role of Fire Protection Engineer (FPE) for this project. As the FPE of record the firm was responsible for fire protection and life safety on the project. In this role FireLogix designed the fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, fire pump, and standpipe systems. In addition the firm was responsible for code consulting on building code and the life safety code for the project. As part of this role FireLogix prepared code summary reports and life safety plans to ensure that the building construction and layout complied with applicable codes and standards.