Fire Watch

Gwinnett County provided the attached fire watch guidelines.

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A fire watch is a temporary measure taken when deemed necessary by the Fire Marshal. A fire watch may be required in the event that an automatic fire protection system is impaired or is out of service, when overcrowding is expected, the nature of the activities warrants it, or other necessary reasons. This service is intended to ensure continuous and systematic surveillance of a building or its protected portion(s) by one or more qualified individuals who are responsible for identifying and controlling fire hazards, maintaining means of egress, detecting early signs of fire, raising an alarm of fire, and notifying the fire department.