What are typical hazards and violations looked for during a fire inspection?
Some of the more common hazards and violations include:
*Accumulation of waste materials, rubbish, paper, high weeds, etc.
*Defective wiring, switches, plugs, or junction box covers missing.
*Obstruction of electrical control panels.
*Extension cords used as permanent wiring, or misused.
*Fire suppression or sprinkler system inspections out of date.
*Fire extinguisher inspections out of date or fire extinguishers missing.
*Address not plainly visible and legible from roadway.
*Exits obstructed.
*Exit signs missing or not illuminated.
*Improper usage or storage of flammable materials.
*High pressure cylinders not adequately secured.

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1. Does Gainesville Fire-Rescue provide Home Fire Inspections?
2. How is the City notified of changing weather conditions?
3. How do I get to Gainesville Fire-Rescue?
4. Which current fire code is used by the City of Gainesvile?
5. What is the Fire Department's permit process?
6. Can I take a tour of Gainesville Fire-Rescue?
7. How can I schedule a tour or event with the Fire Department?
8. Why does a fire truck go to medical calls with the ambulance?
9. Can I burn trash or tree limbs on my property?
10. What do Firefighters do with their time when they are not fighting a fire?
11. Do Firefighters get to sleep at the station?
12. Are business owners required to have a fire inspection?
13. What are typical hazards and violations looked for during a fire inspection?
14. What type of early warning system does the City of Gainesville have for severe weather?
15. How can I make a request for a copy of a fire report?
16. How do I obtain or verify a 9-1-1 Address in the City of Gainesville?
17. How do I apply for the Citizen's Fire Academy?