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*Fire suppression or sprinkler system inspections out of date.
*Fire extinguisher inspections out of date or fire extinguishers missing.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 not responding to calls?
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 request a copy of a fire report?
16. How do I obtain or verify a 9-1-1 Address in the City of Gainesville?