The Fire/Code Official, Andy Nock, is responsible for yearly fire inspections on all commercial buildings, including churches. The Fire/Code Official also issues permits for recreational camp fires, and investigates all fires within the Borough. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us by email.
The Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company No.1 is the designated fire protection service for the Borough of Franklin Park. If you want to request a fire truck to participate in a neighborhood function, please contact them directly at 412-364-5670 and leave a message for the Chief. Alternatively you may email the chief at firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the most essential fire codes that are included in the annual fire safety inspection by the Franklin Park Fire Official are listed in the Business Tookit Checklists (PDF). Commercial property owners and managers should continuously review this checklist for the safety of the general public, employees and emergency responders. The (IFC) numbers refer to the International Fire Code which is enforced in Franklin Park Borough.
Open Burn Information
A permit is required for all small recreational fires in the Borough of Franklin Park. They must also occur under adult supervision and in strict compliance with the Borough's Open Burn Ordinance. Click here for Open Burn Permit.
Residential Cooking Fire Prevention
A recent report from the National Fire Protection Agency showed that between 2010 to 2012, fires in residential buildings accounted to roughly 82% of all fire deaths, 78% of all fire injuries, and over half or 57% of the total dollar loss to property from all fires. Click here for Residential Cooking Fire Prevention.