For 7 x 5″: "FDC": 3″ | Arrow: 1¼″
For 10 x 7″: "FDC": 4″ | Arrow: 2″
For 14 x 10″: "FDC": 6″ | Arrow: 2½″
For 18 x 12″: "FDC": 6″ | Arrow: 3½″
Sizes 7 x 5” & 10 x 7” are not compliant.
This FDC (Down Arrow) Sign has fire department connection messages for emergency response protocol and compliance. A FDC (Down Arrow) Sign is a helpful resource to aid in the protection of the health and safety of staff, and is not an alternative for required protective measures for eliminating or reducing hazards.
FDC (Fire Department Connection) Sign Specifications
Fire department connections should be identified by a permanent approved sign which must have the letters FDC at least 6" high with 1" stroke in either red text on white or white text on a red background.
Signs are required to be on a retro-reflective material with retro-reflective letters, in other words signs need to be reflective, we sell these signs in Engineering Grade (Type I) Reflective Aluminum.
FDC signs indicating the building address, building name, directional arrow or any other copy which indicates property being served by the connection should be 2" high .NOTE: Sizes 7 x 5” & 10 x 7” DO NOT comply to the specifications above.
NOTE: Sizes 14 x 10” and 18 x 12” are compliant.
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