Call 911
Call 911 to report an emergency situation or condition that might cause danger to life or personal property.

Need something else?

You can file a complaint about a potential fire hazard.

Situations that may cause a fire hazard include:

  • Unmaintained fire escapes
  • Leaking sprinkler or standpipe systems
  • Missing exit signs
  • Lack of secondary exit
  • Storage of paints or other combustible mixtures
  • Illegal kerosene or propane grills and heaters
  • Open or unsecured fire doors

The Fire Department will issue summonses and violations when appropriate.


Download the Fire Hazard Complaint form.

Email the completed form to

By Fax

Fax the completed form to (718) 999-7108

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) to report the problem.

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