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What is a Fire Escape?

Updated: Mar 18, 2023

Importance of Fire Escape

A fire escape is essential for the safety of a building's occupants in case of a fire emergency. It provides a safe and efficient means of escape by allowing people to quickly evacuate the building without using interior stairs or elevators, which may be unsafe during a fire. A well-designed fire escape can also provide access to emergency personnel to rescue individuals who may be trapped inside the building.

Having a fire escape can significantly reduce the risk of injury or death in a fire emergency, as well as minimize property damage.

In summary, a fire escape is a critical component of a building's fire safety plan, and it is crucial to have one in place to protect the occupants and the property in case of a fire.

Fire Escape & Fire Escape Balcony Information

All exterior stairways & fire escapes should be safe and complaint with Massachusetts Building Code. Property owner/s with exterior egress such as fire escape and/or stairs should be maintained in accordance with Section 1001.3.1 & 1001.3.2.


What are the Steps to Certify a Fire Escape?
  1. Fire Escape Specialist will conduct a site visit and inspect of such egress.

  2. Fire Escape Specialist will inspect the egress for any repairs if needed.

  3. Fire Escape Company will note all repairs needed and provide a quote to building owner for the work needed to certify the egress.

  4. Fire Escape Company will obtain all building permits needed with the corresponding city for the work required.

  5. Fire Escape Company will complete the project.

  6. Fire Escape Company will get an inspection from the Fully Licensed Fire Escape Specialist and a sign-off from the building department inspector.

  7. Fire Escape Company will generate a certification, and get the document notarized for the egress.

  8. Fire Escape Company will file the certification with the corresponding city or town.

  9. Pay Fee with City or Town.

  10. EGRESS CERTIFIED, and certification will remain valid for the consecutive 5 years.

Why Choose Us?

Creation Iron Design has been in business for over 2 decades now. That is a total 20 Years of experience working with local fire marshals and building inspectors. We're fully licensed and insured, & our trained professionals are OSHA Certified, that's you can trust that we have the expertise and professionalism needed to provide top-quality fire escape services. Our extensive knowledge and experience in the industry allow us to create customized solutions that meet the specific needs of each one of our clients while ensuring that all safety regulations are met. Whether you need a new fire escape system installed or an existing one repaired, our crew has the skills and experience to get the job done efficiently and effectively. With our commitment to safety and customer satisfaction, you can rest assure that you are working with the best fire escape company in the business.

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