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Fire Sprinkler System Quarterly Test

Information on this sample form covers the minimum requirement of NFPA 25-1995 for fire sprinkler systems connected to distribution systems without suppplemental tanks or fire pumps. Separate forms are available to inspect, test and maintain fire pumps and water tanks. Additional forms are also available for standpipe and hose systems, private fire service mains, water spray fixed systems and foam-water sprinkler systems. More frequent inspection, testing, and maintenance may be necessary depending on the conditions of the occupancy and the water supply.


  • Is the building occupied?
  • Has the occupancy classification and hazard of contents remained the same since the last inspection?
  • Are all fire protection systems in service?
  • Has the system remained in service without modification since the last inspection?
  • Was the system free of actuations of devices or alarms since the last inspection?


    1. Daily, or weekly if low temperature alarms are installed

      Enclosures around dry-pipe, preaction or deluge valves maintaining a minimum of 40°F?
    2. Weekly Inspection Item
      Relief port on reduced pressure backflow prevention assemblies free of continuous discharge?
    3. Weekly Inspection Items which can be performed monthly if the items are electrically supervised or secured with locks
      1. Gauges on dry, preaction and deluge systems in good condition and showing normal air and water pressure?
      2. Control valves and isolation valves on backflow prevention devices:
        1. In correct (open or closed) position?
        2. Sealed, locked or supervised and accessible?
    4. Monthly Inspection Items
      1. Preaction and Deluge Valves
        1. Free from physical damage?
        2. Trim valves in appropriate (open or closed) position and no leakage from valve seat?
        3. Electrical components in service?
      2. Dry-Pipe Valves:
        1. Free from physical damage?
        2. Trim valves in appropriate (open or closed) position?
        3. No leakage from intermediate chamber ?
      3. Sprinkler wrench with spare sprinklers?
      4. Gauges on wet-pipe system in good condition and showing normal water supply pressure?
      5. Alarm Valves:
        1. Gauges show normal supply water pressure?
        2. Free from physical damage?
        3. Valves in correct (open or closed) position?
        4. No leakage from retarding chamber or drains?
    5. Quarterly Inspection Items
      1. Sprinkler Pressure Regulating Control Valves:
        1. In open position and not leaking?
        2. Maintaining downstream pressure per design criteria?
        3. In good condition with handwheels not broken?
      2. Fire Department Connections:
        1. Visible and accessible?
        2. Couplings and swivels not damaged and rotate smoothly?
        3. Plugs or caps in place and undamaged?
        4. Gaskets in place and in good condition?
        5. Identification sign(s) in place?
        6. Check valve is not leaking?
        7. Automatic drain valve in place and operating properly?
          (Note: If plugs or caps are not in place, inspect the interior for obstructions and verify that the valve clapper is operational over its full range.)
      3. Alarm devices free from physical damage?
      4. Hydraulic nameplate, if provided, securely attached to riser and legible?
  3. Maintenance:

Part III – Comments (Any “No” answers, test failures or other problems found with the sprinkler system must be explained).

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