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General Fire Inspection Requirements

The following list is the general requirements that most businesses must meet for Fire Inspections .  This list is not all inclusive and some items may not apply to all businesses.

  • A minimum of one 2A-10BC fire extinguisher for each 3,000 square feet of floor are not to exceed 75 feet of travel distance.
  • All extinguishers must be checked and tagged for proper maintenance.
  • Automatic sprinkler systems have been serviced within one year and valves are open and supervised. (Chained or electrically monitored)
  • Sprinkler/Standpipe Fire Department Connections (FDC) are provided with caps.
  • A minimum of 18 inches of clearance is provided and maintained between the top of any storage and sprinkler heads or any overhead obstructions.
  • Emergency lights are tested and working.
  • Fire alarm system is working properly.
  • Fire Pump/Emergency Generators are tested weekly and logged.
  • Exit lights illuminated.
  • Designated exits are unlocked and clear of any obstructions.
  • Stairwell doors equipped with self-closures and proper hardware.
  • Cooking equipment, vent hoods, filters, and ducts free of excess grease.
  • Automating smothering systems protecting cooking surfaces have been inspected within the last six months.
  • Minimum of a K-type fire extinguisher mounted in the kitchen area.
  • Compressed gas cylinders securely chained or strapped in the vertical position.
  • No Smoking signs are posted and maintained at all fuel pump islands with a minimum of one 2A-20 BC fire extinguisher within 75 feet of travel distance.
  • Combustible waste kept to a minimum.
  • Approved housekeeping
  • Address posted on the street side of the building with a 4-inch minimum height numbers.