Malmstrom Air Force Base Snow Barn Fire System

The Malmstrom Air Force Base, located in Cascade County, Montana, is home to the 819th Redhorse Squadron and over 3,000 people. Coffman Engineers provided a fire protection and life safety analysis for their new Snow Barn required to store their 20 snow removal vehicles and equipment. In accordance with the International Building Code, UFC 3-600-01, and applicable NFPA standards, Coffman recommended a wet-pipe sprinkler system, fire alarm system, building separation life safety requirements, and additional hydrant location for the 11,250 sf metal building.


  • Federal


  • Fire Protection Engineering