Notice of Declaratory Statement

Division of State Fire Marshal
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Department of Financial Services, Division Of State Fire Marshal has issued an order disposing of the petition for declaratory statement filed by Shields Family R.L.L.P., Case #104405-09-FM on May 15, 2009. The following is a summary of the agency's disposition of the petition:
The Petition asks whether the use of battery operated single-station smoke alarms in Petitioner’s existing apartment structures meets the provisions of NFPA 101-,, and The answer is no; single-station smoke alarms in the subject structures must be hard wired into the structures’ electrical systems.
A copy of the Order Disposing of the Petition for Declaratory Statement may be obtained by contacting: Lesley Mendelson, Assistant General Counsel, 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0340 or by e-mailing your request to: