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(700) Fire Alarm Inspector

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Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet ™
State Fire Marshal

101 Sea Hero Rd, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone: (502) 573-0283 x411 or 402
Fire Marshal Licensing Link

Exam Administrator

International Code Council ™
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Alarms and Household Fire Alarm Systems 14
Fundamentals, Definitions, and Administration 24
Initiating Devices 14
Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance 14
Notification, Supervision, and Reporting Systems 22
Protected Premises Fire Alarm Systems 12

Total number of test questions: 50
Time allowed (hours): 2.5


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Building Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Kentucky Building Code, 2011 PDF Link
3. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2002, NFPA Buy at Amazon
NOTE:  Even though the state licensing agency has adopted 2017 operational codes, ICC has yet to base questions on newer versions as of the last bulletin publish date of 8/29/18.  When you schedule your exam, be sure to ask about this conflict before buying any books.
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