FIRE SAFETY QUESTIONS

                                                      FIRE SAFETY QUESTIONS
          CONSIDER THESE 20 QUESTIONS BEFORE SIGNING A RENTAL AGREEMENT!!

*  Are the smoke alarms installed and working?
* How old are the smoke alarms?
* How often are the smoke alarms checked and batteries changed?
* Are there at least two ways to exit your living space and your building?
* Do the upper floors have a fire escape or ladder available for each bedroom? (if there are multiple floors)
* Are the living unit doors rated for fire?
* Are fire extinguishers available and working?
* Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher?
* Were the fire extinguishers inspected within the last year?
* Is there a sprinkler system installed?
* Is the electrical wiring adequate?
* Is the building regularly inspected by the local fire department or college emergency management office for safety?
* What is the owner’s policy and method for correcting safety problems in the building?
* Has there ever been a fire in this building? If so, identify the cause.
* Does the residence have a gas or electric stove/oven?
* Do you know how to use the appliance(s) correctly?
* Where is the nearest fire hydrant on the street?
* Who is responsible for keeping the property cleared in the winter season?
* Is the owner a member in good standing in a landlord/tenant association or other housing association?
* Has the city received any safety complaints regarding this building?

          For more information Contact:
The National Association of State Fire Marshals


1319 F Street, N.W., Suite 301
Washington, DC 20004
             202-737-1226
                     Or,
 visit the NASFM website: www.firemarshals.org











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