Blocked exits are a common violation which could result in serious injury or even death in an emergency situation.
Do not install security gates over a required exit door that would prevent exiting a building.
Maintain a clear path to designated exits at all times.
Slide bolts are not permitted on exit doors.
Improper hardware with the use of combination locks.
Improper lock and hasp on exterior exit door.
Improper hardware installed on interior exit door.
This is an example of an obstructed exit.
Blocking exterior exit and combustible waste stored too close to building.
Maintain 18" clear space from bottom of sprinklers to storage.
Compressed gas cylinders must be securely strapped to prevent falling.
Ensure fire extinguishers are fully charged, mounted and accessible.
Do not dispense flammable liquids by gravity. Use approved suction pumps.
Restaurant exhaust and cooking equipment shall be periodically cleaned.
Regularly check fire protection system control valves. Ensure all valves are open.
Storage in front of electrical panels is not permitted.
Open electrical panel box must be properly covered.
Improper multi-plug extension use.
These Colors Don't Run 500 grams - Illegal North Carolina fireworks.
Delirium 500 grams - Illegal North Carolina fireworks.
Office of Lee County Fire Marshal
T. Shane Seagroves, CFI
Deputy Fire Marshal
204 West Courtland Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm