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This information is provided to clarify the requirements for a fire watch. A fire watch is the action of an on-site person whose sole responsibility is to watch for the occurrence of fire.
Persons serving as a fire watch cannot have any other duties except the fire watch. Fire watch duties will consist of the following:
Fire watch personnel shall patrol the entire area affected every 30 minutes. In large buildings, additional fire watch personnel shall be assigned in order to achieve the required frequency.
A fire watch logbook must be maintained at the building. The logbook must be available to the Fire Department at all times during the fire watch. The logbook should contain the following information: