10A NCAC 14J .0403        FIRE PLAN

(a)  Each jail shall have a written plan for the evacuation and control of inmates in the event of a fire.  The plan shall include at least quarterly fire drills, and records shall be made of the fire drills and retained.  The actual movement of inmates to other areas or outside the building is not required.

(b)  Evacuation routes shall be posted or otherwise clearly marked throughout the jail.

(c)  The sheriff or the regional jail administrator shall request in writing that the local fire department or fire marshall inspect the jail and review the fire plan at least once each year.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 153A‑221;

Eff. June 1, 1990.