Daycare Inspections

In cooperation with Community Care Facilities Licensing, Mission Fire Rescue Service conducts fire inspections of all Licensed Daycares.

Basic requirements may include:

  • Smoke alarms
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Security of furnace and hotwater tank if open flame is present
  • Simple fire safety plan and log
  • General safety inspection
  • Alternate egress (especially if below grade)
  • Non-combustible waste receptacles
  • Artwork, etc. limited to 20%

MFRS Fire Safety Plan, Guidelines for a Daycare

Building and Safety Standards Branch – Revisions to the 2012 BC Building Code – Daycare Facilities for Children