State Foster Home Information

Fire Safety Evaluation Checklist

This checklist is provided to specific Family Foster Homes for the purpose of complying with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services fire safety evaluation requirements.

The use of this form is limited to Family Foster Homes with not more than 6 ambulatory children, all capable of self preservation, except as provided for in item 2 below.*

These requirements are taken from NFPA 101, Life Safety Code® 2009 edition, a nationally recognized standard adopted by the State Fire Marshal, and are intended to provide a minimum standard of fire safety in Family Foster Homes.

Instructions & Checklist (PDF)