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47% of warehouse facility fire factors (2019 Fire Statistics Yearbook Standard) were careless, followed by electrical factors (29%) and unknown causes (13%). Although the number of warehouse fires including distribution warehouses is increasing, it has been found that the standards for installing sprinklers in distribution warehouses in South Korea are lower than those in developed countries. According to Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance, the installation standards for sprinklers installed in distribution warehouses in South Korea are evaluated to have a fire extinguishing performance of 30 to 50% compared to advanced standards such as the United States. When actually comparing the sprinkler installation standards of the United States and South Korea, the discharge pressure is 5.8 to 24.5 kilogram-force per square centimeter (Kgf / cm2) in the United States, while it is 1 Kgf / cm2 in the case of South Korea. The water discharge time is 90 to 120 minutes in the United States, but only 20 minutes in South Korea. The maintenance of firefighting facilities such as sprinklers in South Korea has not yet reached the level of developed countries. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in the United States categorizes inspection items and cycles according to major firefighting equipment, and conducts inspections weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly. On the other hand, in South Korea, it is legally evaluated that the operation function inspection and the comprehensive detailed inspection are performed twice a year, and the reliability such as whether the firefighting facility operates normally in the event of a fire cannot be ensured. Since maintenance and inspections are not performed in a timely manner, there were many cases in which sprinklers did not operate normally even if they were installed. According to the analysis data of the fire outbreak situation in Gyeonggi-do in the January-June period of 2019, the normal operation rate of sprinklers was 48%. Experts benchmark advanced standards to improve sprinkler installation standards for distribution warehouses and advise that fire protection compartments must be properly installed from the design stage of large distribution warehouses. At the same time, he emphasizes that the performance-oriented design of firefighting facilities used in high-rise buildings should be expanded to large distribution warehouses.