Fire Inspection 2016 Changes | Charlestown RI 02813

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Fire Inspection 2016 Changes | Charlestown RI 02813
New changes that will impact any Charlestown RI home sale in 2016 on smoke/carbon dioxide certificates to be issued are noted here.  As you may be aware a smoke/carbon dioxide certificate must be obtained and supplied to the closing attorney prior to a housesmoke detectors in charlestown ri real estate closing by the sellers.  The following changes are being orchestrated by the Dunns Corner Fire District which services these areas to help emergency personnel respond quicker to a home emergency.
The changes are as follows, and any questions should be directed to your local Fire Chief:
1. House numbers must be on the front of the house.
2. House number must be at the street level also on the mailbox or property line.
3. Numbers must be at least 4 inches tall and contrast with the color it is affixed to on the house and/or mailbox.
4. House number and street name needs to be posted by the telephone in the interior of the home (where land line is, if applicable) for emergency reference.
The fire chief will not pass a smoke/carbon dioxide home inspection if, besides the smoke/carbon detectors being current and working, any of the 4 above items are not additionally met.  Take this to heart and make the necessary changes to your property now.
Any questions can be directed to the Dunns Corner Fire Department at 401-377-0577.
This is a public service blog from your RI coastal real estate agent, Ginny Gorman, of RI coastal real estate.
Fire Inspection 2016 Changes | Charlestown RI
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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Ginny.... wow! Charlestown isn't fooling around in their requirements are they?

Apr 17, 2016 09:44 PM #1
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Ginny. Safety first I guess! May be a bit of over reaching! Enjoy your day!

Apr 17, 2016 10:26 PM #2
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Ginny. These regulations are pretty serious, but as I read them I can understand the purpose. Thanks for sharing the information.

Apr 17, 2016 10:27 PM #3
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

Good morning, Ginny Gorman I think those are all very important changes....and I especially like the number on the mailbox.... 

Apr 17, 2016 10:43 PM #4
David Popoff
DMK Real Estate - Darien, CT
Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct

Ginny Gorman a good practice for all homes...not just Rhode Island.

Apr 17, 2016 10:45 PM #5
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Ginny this is good information to pass along and share with homeowners in Charlestown. 

Apr 18, 2016 12:53 AM #6
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

More municipalities should have such guidelines....a 911 call to the wrong one guideline too late !

Apr 18, 2016 08:42 PM #7
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

Good evening Ginny Gorman . I do have to agree with others in that more communities need to adapt these guidelines.

Apr 19, 2016 10:05 AM #8
Conrad Allen
Re/Max Professional Associates - Webster, MA
Webster, Ma, Realtor

Hi Ginny.  Massachusetts has similar requirements.  Being proactive is great.

Apr 19, 2016 09:40 PM #9
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