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New Mexico
(MS-14) Dry Chemical Fire Protection

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Construction Industries
Regulation and Licensing Department

2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 476-4700
NM Regulation and Licensing Department

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2820 Broadbent Parkway
Suite E & F
Albuquerque, NM  87107
Phone: (877) 663-9267
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Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Clean Agents and Alternative Systems 17
Foam Systems 5
Wet Chemical Systems 8
Dry Chemical Systems 6
Carbon Dioxide Systems 2
Portable Fire Extinguishers 4
Commercial Kitchen Equipment 8

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (minutes): 90
In addition to the trade-specific examination(s) you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law Course.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, 2010, NFPA Buy at Amazon
2. NFPA 10: Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, 2007, NFPA Buy at Amazon
3. NFPA 11: Standard for Low-Expansion Foam, 2005, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 12A: Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 17: Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA Buy at Amazon
6. NFPA 17A: Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems, 2009, NFPA NFPA Link
7. NFPA 96: Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations, 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon
8. Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
9. Uniform Mechanical Code, 2015, IAPMO Buy at Amazon
10. NFPA 2001: Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems, 2008, NFPA NFPA Link
11. NFPA 12: Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems, 2008, NFPA Buy at Amazon
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