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WAC 296-307-16149

Carbon monoxide alarms, smoke detectors, and fire extinguishers.

(1) An operator must provide and maintain working carbon monoxide alarms that are:
(a) Located in each dwelling unit with a sleeping area; and
(b) Installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations in compliance with the building code, WAC 51-51-0315.
(2) An operator must provide and maintain working smoke detectors that:
(a) Are located in each sleeping area;
(b) Are located on each level of dwelling units with a sleeping area;
(c) Are located in each cooking facility area;
(d) Emits a signal when the batteries are low;
(e) Are placed on the ceiling or wall, but not on the wall above any door; and
(f) Are in compliance with the building code, WAC 51-51-0314.
(3) An operator must provide properly working fire extinguishers in dwelling units where occupants sleep if the dwelling unit does not have a second means of emergency egress. Fire extinguishers must be:
(a) A minimum 2A:10BC;
(b) Installed and maintained according to the manufacturer's instructions; and
(c) Installed in accordance with local ordinances, codes and regulations when applicable.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, and 49.17.060. WSR 15-13-092, ยง 296-307-16149, filed 6/15/15, effective 1/1/16.]
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