FIRE EXTINGUISHERS:  Fire extinguisher(s) must be located in the facility, as approved by the state fire marshal or the fire prevention authority with jurisdiction.

  1.             Facilities must as a minimum have two (2) 2A10BC fire extinguishers:

                                (1)           one (1) extinguisher located in the kitchen or food preparation area;

                                (2)           one (1) extinguisher centrally located in the facility;

                                (3)           all fire extinguishers shall be inspected yearly and recharged as needed; all fire extinguishers must be tagged noting the date of the inspection;

                                (4)           the maximum distance between fire extinguishers shall be fifty (50) feet.

  1.             Fire extinguishers, alarm systems, automatic detection equipment and other firefighting equipment shall be properly maintained and inspected as recommended by the manufacturer, state fire marshal, or the local fire authority.

[ NMAC – Rp, NMAC, 1/15/2010]