5.4 FIRE DRILLS

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TALBOT COUNTY POLICY CODE
PUBLIC SCHOOLS 5.4
EASTON, MD 21601 ADOPTED: 04/02/80
REVIEWED: 05/10/10
REVISED: 11/14/18

FIRE DRILLS

Every school in Talbot County with automatic sprinkler systems must hold five fire drills per
year, with at least two occurring in the first four months of the school year. However, schools
not fully protected by an automatic sprinkler system are required to hold eight fire drills annually
with at least three scheduled in the first four months of the school year.


Legal References:
COMAR 13A.02.02.01, Emergency Plans
Annotated Code of Maryland, Education Article §7-408, Fire Drills
Annotated Code of Maryland, Public Safety Article §6-206, Regulations
SENATE BILL 201, Approved by the Governor of Maryland, April 18, 2017

 

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