STATE OF LOUISIANA
FIRE MARSHAL REGULATIONS
Bourgeois & Associates, Inc. is certified as a Class A,B,C, and D company by the Louisiana Office of State
Fire Marshal. Each certificate allows for the fire protection work in the respective area.
Class A - Portable/Semi-portable fire extinguishers
Class B - Pre-engineered fire systems
Class C - Engineered fire systems
Class D - Fire alarm systems
Class E - Hydro testing
Each fire protection firm certified as a Class C or D contractor must employ at least one NICET Level III employee.
During 2003, the fire protection law was revised. Revised rules are being promulgated. Effective July 1, 2004, Louisiana adopted the 2003 edition of the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the 2000 edition of the International Building Code. Roger Bourgeois has been involved in licensing and policy development of rules for many years. He currently serves as the Fire Marshal Liaison for the Louisiana Automatic Fire Alarm Association.
For more information on fire protection laws, rules, plan review forms, and licensed contractors, visit the State Fire Marshal’s website at www.dps.state.la.us/sfm, or click on above picture.
The website also lists contractors who have been fined or sanctioned for violation of Fire Marshal rules.