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Security Bars

Security bars are a common method of household protection against burglary, but are dangerous for residents when it comes to egress from a fire. If a fire breaks out in a home, security bars without quick-release devices block crucial fire exits.

Between 2012 and 2016 in Tennessee, 12 residents died in home fires where security bars were a contributing factor to the fire death. Another 12 residents died where locked exits were a contributing factor. On average, around four people die every year in home fires where a security bar or locked exit prevented them from escaping the fire.

Contact Us

Fire Code Enforcement
1162 Dolly Parton Parkway
Sevierville, TN 37862
Fax 865.453.5518

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Fire Marshal JC Green
Office 865.868.1709