remember, i'm living on a tropical island. we have nice hotels, with open pools and outside dining, beautiful walking gardens....and nothing says the tropics more than tiki torches.
the local fire department has determined that they are not allowed anymore. per section 308.3, open flame devices shall not be used in a Group A occupancy. pools and restaurants generally are Group A occupancy.
the torches are not the old bottled or canned fuel, but are piped propane that meet all the other requirements of 308.3.1 and chapter 34. and as far as i can tell, we've never had a problem with them.
i looked at the 2012 IFC, and the language remains the same. so any ideas to help preserve our tropical and romantic flames?