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14 January 2015

NEW! WA City and County Codes Library (MSRC)

Municipal Services Research Center (MSRC) holds a library of local codes and ordinances that may be used in your hometown rules development. Good luck!

11 March 2014

SBCC Emergency Rules

The following is a link to the emergency rules that were adopted Friday, March 7, 2014. These rules pertain to:

  1. Townhouse Wall Separation
  2. Group "E" Emergency Voice Alarms
  3. Fire Sprinklers in Portable School Classrooms
21 February 2014
Vision 20/20 Releases Study on Smoke Alarm Issues in the United States

Vision 20/20 Releases Study on Smoke Alarm Issues in the United States

Vision 20/20 (www.strategicfire.org) is releasing an in-depth analysis of smoke alarm and related research focusing on why smoke alarms may not be in as widespread use as previously thought.  Using an extensive literature review and data gathered during a number of Vision 20/20 Assistance to Firefighter Grant funded Community Risk Reduction projects, the study, The Smoke Alarm Problem, sheds light on the problems the fire safety community faces in getting people to install and maintain enough smoke alarms to properly protect their families...
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9 Apr 2020 WSAFM 2018 IFC Code Update Classes - Bremerton 4/9/2020 9:00 AM
Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2018 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2020 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2015 to the 2018 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.

This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State starting in April and running until June (or earlier). 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! Lunch and some snacks will be provided.  The classes will normally run from 9am thru 4pm. 


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14 Apr 2020 WSAFM 2018 IFC Code Update Classes - Olympia 4/14/2020 9:00 AM
Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2018 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2020 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2015 to the 2018 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.

This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State starting in April and running until June (or earlier). 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! Lunch and some snacks will be provided.  The classes will normally run from 9am thru 4pm. 


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15 Apr 2020 WSAFM 2018 IFC Code Update Classes - Spokane 4/15/2020 9:00 AM
Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2018 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2020 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2015 to the 2018 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.

This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State starting in April and running until June (or earlier). 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! Lunch and some snacks will be provided.  The classes will normally run from 9am thru 4pm. 


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16 Apr 2020 WSAFM 2018 IFC Code Update Classes - Tri Cities 4/16/2020 9:00 AM
Stay up to date with the latest changes to the Fire Code! Attend WSAFM's Fire Code Update class! As most of you are aware, the 2018 International Fire Code goes into effect July 1st, 2020 in the State of Washington. This one-day course will cover code changes from the 2015 to the 2018 edition of the International Fire Code. In addition, a review of the latest Washington State amendments to the Fire Code will be covered.

This course is being offered in multiple locations throughout the State starting in April and running until June (or earlier). 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEU's will be awarded to those attending! Lunch and some snacks will be provided.  The classes will normally run from 9am thru 4pm. 


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20 Apr 2020 Fire Inspector 1 Boot Camp 4/20/2020 - 4/23/2020
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This four-day class will cover in-depth details of all aspects of a fire code inspection. Students will learn to identify common code violations found in the International Fire Code and International Building Code. It will include a simulated inspection that allows the class participants to engage in scenarios they are likely to see in the field. Day two and three will focus on more advanced fire code inspection topics. It is designed to assist in the identification of fire protection systems, as well as what maintenance is required on such systems. Students will be able to identify when systems are required or when they have been altered and require repair. Day four will be all about navigating the codes and getting familiar with the layout of the IFC and IBC. Participants will be going through question and answer segments to help with test preparation for the Fire Inspector 1 certification through the International Code Council.

Location: Marysville Fire District Station 66 – 7217 40th Street NE, Marysville
     
Date/Time: April 20 – 23, 2020 – 08:30hrs. – 16:30hrs.

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