Fire code now requires two points of entry
Last updated 10/22/2009 at Noon
On October 14, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a fire code for its unincorporated areas that would require new building projects to include a second point of entry to be used as an escape route and/or for firefighting access.
The consolidated fire code impacts the 16 fire protection districts that serve unincorporated areas in the county, such as Fallbrook, Pala, De Luz and Rainbow. The code adjusts a number of provisions to bring these areas in line with state regulations.
According to Department of Planning and Land Use representative Jeff Murphy, if a devel...
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