A fire watch is a temporary measure intended to ensure continuous and systematic surveillance of a building or portion thereof by one or more qualified individuals for the purpose of identifying and controlling fire hazards, detecting early signs of unwanted fire, raising an alarm of fire and notifying the fire department of an emergency.
Click on these to download the BFD forms used for Firewatch.
Firewatch Form - defines Firewatch and gives guidance on how to preform it.
Firewatch Log - provides a sheet to log all the times the building is swept.
After the system(s) have been restored and Firewatch is no longer needed, the following needs to be done:
- Call our dispatch center at 541-693-6911 to inform them the system is restored.
- Send a copy of the Form and Log with info about the fix and stop time needs to be sent to the fire department. You can fax, mail or deliver it:
Bend Fire Department
Attn: Fire Marshal
1212 SW Simpson Ave
Bend OR 97702
Fax (541) 322-6321