All buildings with a fire alarm or a fire sprinkler system are required to have a KNOX BOX® (key safe) permitting fire personnel access to the premises in cases where a fire alarm is activated.  

The residential KNOX BOX® is a high security key safe that only local emergency responders can access.  With a Residential KNOX BOX® installed, emergency responders can respond quickly, without forcing entry. They simply remove your entrance key stored inside, provide medical assistance and re-lock your door when they leave.

A residential KNOX BOX® is applicable when a family member may not be able to open the door in case of an emergency. 

For information on ordering, box size, mounting location, etc., contact the Fire Marshal.

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