Fire Marshal Directive 2020 – 001 (Fire Drills in Schools During COVID-19)

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Please see the attached Fire Marshal Directive 2020-001 issued under the provisions of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act pertaining to Total Evacuation Fire Drills in Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic.


In addition, the Fire Marshal’s Communiqué 2020-15 – Fire Drills and the Safe Re-Opening of Schools for additional information, including a Question and Answer section is also attached.

Fire Marshal Directive 2020-001 – Fire Drills in Schools during COVID-19 Pandemic

Fire Marshal’s Communiqué 2020-15e