Fire Watch Permit


Submit a Fire Watch Permit Request

Fire Watch Permit requests shall be submitted to the Fire Department a minimum of 12 hours in advance of scheduled work which creates potential hazardous fire and life safety conditions.

Temporary Fire Watch: Permit is valid for a period not to exceed 24 hours from approved start date and time, unless otherwise authorized.

Extended Fire Watch: Permit is valid for a period not to exceed 30 days from date and time issued.

Fire Watch Log Sheet

Fire watch personnel provide temporary fire safety where there are potential fire and life safety hazards. A fire watch log sheet shall be maintained by fire watch personnel during the duration of an approved fire watch. When fire watch is completed, a copy of the fire watch log must be returned to the Black Hawk Fire Department with assigned permit number.

Fire Watch Requirements

The City of Black Hawk is authorized to require fire watches, address large public assemblies, and provide specific requirements for crowd managers. For reference, listed below are excerpts from the City's adopted Fire Code regarding special requirements for public safety in relation to fire watch.

The City of Black Hawk Fire Code is amended by deleting in its entirety Subsections 403.12.1.1 and 403.12.1.2 and amended by adding new subsections 403.12.1.3 through 403.12.1.7 Required Fire Watch Permit.

If you have further questions, please contact the Fire Inspector at 303-582-2255.

Black Hawk Fire Department

Mailing Address:
PO Box 68
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Headquarters Physical Address:
7320 Clear Creek Boulevard 2A
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Station 1 Physical Address:
7457 Clear Creek Boulevard
Black Hawk, CO 80422

Phone: (303) 582-0426
Fax: (303) 582-2229



Christopher Woolley
Fire Chief/Emergency Manager
(303) 582-2235

Rebecca Blondo
Executive Administrative Assistant
(303) 582-2248


Mark Schaller, AAS
A Shift Captain / Inspector
(303) 582-2225

Jennifer Hembroff, AAS
B Shift Captain / Inspector
(303) 582-2224

Shane Castro
C Shift Captain / Inspector
(303) 582-2222

Trent Ingle
A Shift Lieutenant
(303) 582-2241

Chris Williams
B Shift Lieutenant
(303) 582-2243