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Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

DAIL follows the “Residential Single Station Smoke Alarm (Detector) Installation Guidelines” on page 34 of the Vermont 2015 Fire and Building Safety Code. (National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code and the VT State Laws).  Please note that DAIL can require additional standards above and beyond this guidance. 

DAIL Housing Fire Safety Escape Plan

The Housing Fire Safety Escape Plan is a requirement of DAIL funded shared living homes. The plan helps all individuals in a shared living home know how to quickly and safely exit the home in case of an emergency, as independently as possible.   It is required to be posted in the home and practiced regularly. The Fire Safety Plan is required to have a graphic version of the plan as well as a written plan. 

The graphic plan is the floor plan of the house that should show:

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