Every year, almost 25,000 cases of preventable deaths are registered in India due to fire accidents. Negligence towards safety measures and specified rules has caused flourishing businesses to run into ashes. However, a state issuedfire license can prevent this mishap from happening as itverifies that the building (where the business is conducted) is fire resistant or unlikely to cause any fire related incident.
In order to obtain this license, the candidate must meet certain guidelines laid by the state fire department for his commercial building. These guidelines vary from state to state and in West Bengal, fire licenses are issued according to the West Bengal Fire Service Act 1950.
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According to the WB Fire Service Act 1950, buildings with the height of 14.5m or above falls under the fire safety regulations to ensure the buildings areappropriately maintained and safeguarded to prevent any fire related occurrence. This license is authorized by the Deputy Directorof Fire Services and Director-General of Fire and Emergency Services.
It is to be noted that the validity of the fire license is 1 year. It has to be renewed every year at the place of its issuance. There are two officeslocated in West Bengal.
- North Zone: Siliguri Fire StationComplex,Station Feeder Road,Siliguri, 734001. Ph. 0353 2502222/1867.
- South Zone:Fire Brigade Headquarters, 13D, Mirza Ghalib St, Esplanade, Janbazar, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016. Ph. 033 2252 1165
While opting for a fire license registration you need the following documents:
- Two copies the site plan of warehouse drawn with a scale of proper measurement (1cm : 1 meter).
- A statement describing the name and quantity of dangerous materials to be maintained and handled in the premises.
- A note of particulars of fire services, including every details within them.
- A statement depicting the structure of the residence within the proposed workshop.
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