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Lock Box Program
Commerical Occupancies
Avondale Fire Rescue requires the installation of fire department key/lock boxes on all new commercial buildings. The key box must be an approved heavy duty type listed in accordance with UL 437 and UL 1037 Standards. The key box shall contain keys to gain access as required by the Fire Marshal. The key boxes are only accessible to authorized personnel in the event of an emergency.

1. Order the approved commercial key boxes directly from the approved provider, Knox Company, at their website .     Ordering a knox box.

2. The Knox Company notifies the fire department of the order.

3. The Knox Company builds the key box and ships it directly to Avondale Fire Rescue.

4. The purchaser would then contact Avondale Fire Rescue to make an appointment for a member of our Fire Prevention personnel to meet them on site for an installation consultation.  When the purchaser is ready to install the Knox Box they need to contact Fire Prevention who will deliver the Knox Box to the site, observe the installation, add the keys and lock the box.