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(700) Fire Alarm Inspector

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Commonwealth of Kentucky
Public Protection Cabinet
State Fire Marshal

101 Sea Hero Rd, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone: (502) 573-0382
KY State Fire Marshal

Exam Administrator

International Code Council
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
Phone: (888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
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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
The licensing board also requires that you take and pass a written Business and Law exam for this trade.

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Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Building Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Kentucky Building Code, 2011 (Revises 2007), ICC PDF Link
3. NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code, 2002, NFPA Buy at Amazon
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