St. Martin's in the Pines

Fire Safety

Fire Deficiencies
This Nursing home: 18
AL State Average: 5
U.S. Average: 4
AL Deficiencies Range 1–18
Updated June 19, 2014.

How well this home met National Fire Protection Agency standards in the most recent inspection.

August 20, 2013 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
9/23/2013
A fire alarm system that can be heard throughout the facility.
Low
Many
9/23/2013
Portable fire extinguishers.
Low
Many
9/23/2013
Record of quarterly fire drills for each shift under varying conditions.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Proper stairway enclosures and vertical shafts.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Proper backup exit lighting.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
9/23/2013
Fire resistant room wall surfaces.
Low
Few
9/23/2013
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Few
9/23/2013
Approved construction type or materials.
Low
Few
9/23/2013

July 12, 2012 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
8/16/2012
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Many
8/16/2012
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Many
8/16/2012
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Many
8/16/2012
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Some
8/16/2012
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
8/16/2012
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building.
Low
Some
8/16/2012
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Some
8/16/2012
Exit stairways and towers that are smoke proof.
Low
Few
8/16/2012
Posted "no-smoking" signs in areas where smoking is not permitted or ashtrays provided where smoking was allowed.
Low
Few
Not Corrected
Other fire safety features required by fire safety codes.
Low
Few
8/16/2012
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Few
8/16/2012
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
8/16/2012

May 25, 2011 Fire Inspection

Nursing Home Did Not Have: Possible or Actual Harm Residents Affected Date Fixed
An approved installation, maintenance and testing program for fire alarm systems.
Low
Many
6/29/2011
Exits that are accessible at all times.
Low
Many
6/29/2011
Walls that prevent smoke from passing through and would resist fire for at least one hour.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Smoke barrier doors that can resist smoke for at least 20 minutes.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
A separate and independent backup electrical power source.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Special areas constructed so that walls can resist fire for one hour or an approved fire extinguishing system.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Properly installed electrical wiring and equipment.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
An approved automatic sprinkler system connected to the fire alarm system.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order.
Low
Some
6/29/2011
Restrictions on the use of portable space heaters.
Low
Few
6/29/2011
Properly protected cooking facilities.
Low
Few
6/29/2011

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated June 19, 2014.


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