How many fire extinguishers do I need for my building?
Determining the correct number of fire extinguishers for a building depends primarily on travel distance to reach an extinguisher. The general rule of thumb is that building occupants shall not have to travel more than 75 feet, along normal paths of travel from any point within a building, to reach a fire extinguisher. Additional fire extinguishers may be required in specific areas of a building if there are hazardous processes or materials present.

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1. Are lighted exit signs required in my building?
2. How many fire extinguishers do I need for my building?
3. My apartment only has 1 exit door. Is that legal?
4. How many smoke alarms do I need for my home? Do they have to be hard-wired or is battery power only acceptable?
5. Do I need to install carbon monoxide alarms in my home if there are no fuel fired appliances present?
6. I’m opening a new business in an old building but not doing any renovations or new construction. Do I need a permit to open?
7. I bought an old wood stove off the internet. Can I install it in my garage?
8. How often does my fire alarm system have to be serviced?
9. I am replacing my pellet stove with a newer model. Do I need a permit?
10. Do I have to pay a fine if a fire safety inspection reveals any violations in my building?