FAQ Topic: Fire Inspections

What should I keep in mind about fire inspections?

Always be sure to contact your fire inspector when emergency contact information changes. In the event of an emergency, it is important that we are able to contact the correct individual. By providing us with up to date emergency contact information we can make contact as quickly as possible.

What are examples of violations?

Extension cords Extension cords cannot be used as a substitute for permanent wiring. Instead, use a multi-outlet power strip that plugs directly into a wall outlet. Emergency lights/Exit signs Lights and signs (that are illuminated from within) shall function in both normal and emergency power modes. Fire Extinguishers Extinguishers shall be visible, readily accessible and … Continued

Why is Madeira Beach Fire Department inspecting my business/building?

The best way to fight fires is to prevent them before they start. Routine fire inspections are conducted to help reduce and prevent fire and injuries. Florida State Statute 633.081 gives the Fire Department Inspectors the authority to inspect every business within our Fire District. The purpose of the inspection is to: ยท Identify and … Continued

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