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City of Port Huron 100 McMorran Boulevard Port Huron, MI 48060

Office of the Fire Marshal


Port Huron Department Fire Department
Phone: 810-984-9750 Ext. 3 $ Fax: 810-985-0179
Brunkk@porthuron.org

March 5, 2019

Mr. Dave Rix


511 Fort St.
Port Huron, Mi. 48060

Dear: Mr. Rix

Pursuant to the City Ordinance: Article III, Div5, §2-183 NO. 18-004, I conducted an inspection
on March 4, 2019. As a result of the fire inspection conducted at 511 Fort St, the following items
were found to be in noncompliance with the International Fire Code 2015.

You must make immediate corrections to the hood system before you will be able to reopen
for service to the public.

There are other code violations listed on this report that will need to be corrected in a timely
manner.

Immediate corrections:

Section 904.5.1 Kitchen Hood System test.


Systems shall be inspected and tested for proper operation at 6-month intervals. Tests shall
include a check of the detection system, alarms and releasing devices, including manual stations
and other associated equipment. Extinguishing system units shall be weighed and the required
amount of agent verified. Stored pressure-type units shall be checked for the required pressure.
The cartridge of cartridge-operated units shall be weighed and replaced at intervals indicated by
the manufacturer.

904.11.6.2 Extinguishing system service.


Fixed temperature-sensing elements shall be maintained to ensure proper operation of the
system.
 Gas valve cannot be zip tied in the open position.

609.3.3 Cleaning.
Hoods, grease-removal devices, fans, ducts and other appurtenances shall be cleaned at
intervals as required by Sections 609.3.3.1 through 609.3.3.3.
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609.3.3.1 Inspection.
Hoods, grease-removal devices, fans, ducts and other appurtenances shall be inspected at
intervals specified in Table 609.3.3.1 or as approved by the fire code official. Inspections shall
be completed by qualified individuals.

TABLE 609.3.3.1
COMMERCIAL COOKING SYSTEM INSPECTION FREQUENCY

TYPE OF COOKING OPERATIONS FREQUENCY OF


INSPECTION
High-volume cooking operations such as 24-hour cooking, 3 months
charbroiling or wok cooking
Low-volume cooking operations such as places of religious 12 months
worship, seasonal businesses and
senior centers
Cooking operations utilizing solid-fuel burning cooking 1 month
appliances
All other cooking operations 6 months

Section 610.1 General, Commercial Kitchen Hoods


Commercial kitchen exhaust hoods shall comply with the requirements of the International
Mechanical Code.
 Gas valve has been tampered with and cover is removed.
 Verification that the hoods are ventilations system is working correctly.

609.3.1 Ventilation system.


The ventilation system in connection with hoods shall be operated at the required rate of air
movement, and classified grease filters shall be in place when equipment under a kitchen grease
hood is used.

Section 605.6 Unapproved conditions.


Open junction boxes, open wire splices, or any electrical equipment not having proper cover
panels in place, (unless being serviced), shall be prohibited. Approved covers shall be provided
for all switches, electrical outlets and equipment.

Section 906.2 General requirements


All portable extinguishers and non-portable fire extinguisher systems must be checked and
tagged by a qualified fire extinguisher company annually.

Section 313.1 Fueled equipment.


Fueled equipment, including but not limited to motorcycles, mopeds, lawn-care equipment and
portable cooking equipment, shall not be stored, operated or repaired within a building
Gas powered pressure washer must be removed from the building.
City of Port Huron 100 McMorran Boulevard Port Huron, MI 48060

The items listed below will need to be corrected in a timely manner:

Section 605.6 Unapproved conditions.


Open junction boxes, open wire splices, or any electrical equipment not having proper cover
panels in place, (unless being serviced), shall be prohibited. Approved covers shall be provided
for all switches, electrical outlets and equipment.
 Multiple locations need electrical hazards corrected.

Section 605.5 Extension Cords.


Extension cords.
Extension cords and flexible cords shall not be a substitute for permanent wiring. Extension
cords and flexible cords shall not be affixed to structures, extended through walls, ceilings or
floors, or under doors or floor coverings, nor shall such cords be subject to environmental
damage or physical impact. Extension cords shall be used only with portable appliances.
Power supply.
Extension cords shall be plugged directly into an approved receptacle, power tap or multiplug
adapter and, except for approved multiplug extension cords, shall serve only one portable
appliance. Piggy backing of extension cords is expressly prohibited.
Ampacity.
The ampacity of the extension cords shall not be less than the rated capacity of the portable
appliance supplied by the cord.
Maintenance.
Extension cords shall be maintained in good condition without splices, deterioration or damage.
Grounding.
Extension cords shall be grounded when serving grounded portable appliances

Section 703.1 Maintenance.


Replace ceiling tile when missing, reinsert tile when moved for any reason.

All penetrations through ceiling, floors and walls, must be sealed.

Section 310.7 Burning objects.


Lighted matches, cigarettes, cigar or other burning objects shall not be discarded in such a manner
that could cause ignition of other combustible materials.
 Discarded cigarettes in trash receptacles and multiple locations on the floor.

Section 1030.6 Furnishings and Decorations.


Furnishings or other objects shall not be placed to obstruct exits, access thereto, egress
therefrom or visibility thereof.
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Section 1013.3 Illumination Required.


All emergency and exit lights must be maintained and operational at all times.
(110V & 12V Battery sides)

Section 605.3 Working Space and Clearance


Maintain a 36" aisle way to all electrical panels. No storage of any materials shall be located
within the designated working space. It is very important to maintain this aisle so we can shut
down power for fire fighter safety in an emergency situation.

Sincerely,

Kyle E Brunk
Fire Marshal