FIRE PERFORMANCE SAFETY PROTOCOLS
Fire Gypsy Productions follows the highest safety standards and protocols for performing with fire.
Fire performance should look dangerous, not be dangerous.
Sasha has liability insurance through Specialty Insurance Agency.
This policy includes:
|Products-Completed Operations Aggregate:
|Personal and Advertising Injury:
|Damage to Rental Premises (Fire Legal Liability):
Sasha can also acquire a specific certificate of additional insured for a venue. Please give 48 hours notice of request to process through Specialty Insurance.
To request a certificate without the address blurred out, please email.
Click to download Insurance Certificate
A professionally trained Fire Safety Technician is always on site to assist with the show. Sasha has been working with the same FST for 10 years. We carry all of the necessary safety equipment including CO2 Fire Extinguisher, ABC Fire Extinguisher, and several Duvetyne Fire Retardant blankets. We are trained and equipped to handle anything that could happen during a performance.
Sasha is well versed in NFPA 160: Standard for the Use of Flame Effects Before an Audience.
We follow all local and federal laws and work with your local fire department to acquire any permits that may be necessary to perform at your venue. This ensures a safe and legal performance is taking place.
Sasha is FDNY E-29 Fire Performer licensed, which is a recognized by authorities across the nation. License available upon request.
Documentation of complete fire safety protocols is available upon request.
Are you wondering, "Am I able to have a fire performance at my venue?" Here are the simple requirements!
Outside performances can be performed virtually anywhere. Shows can be performed on the grass, dirt, driveway, sidewalk, street, beach, sand, concrete, deck, dock, patio, etc.
A minimum 20ft by 20ft area with flat, even ground and no large rocks or holes.
No low hanging tree branches over the performance area.
Performances can be done under the highest point of large tents with no hanging decorations directly above the performance area.
For public performances or performances that are not on private property, we will need permission from the property/venue owner and we will need to reach out to the local fire department to see if a permit is required.
Inside shows are subject to your local jurisdiction and laws.
We will need written permission from the owner of the venue for permitting.
Minimum 10ft by 10ft for small acts such as fire eating, 20ftx20ft for larger acts. Space requirements are up to each authority having jurisdiction so it is subject to change.
Minimum 8ft tall ceilings for smaller acts, 9ft+ tall for larger acts with no hanging decorations directly above the performance area. Subject to the authority having jurisdiction.
Means to secure the area from the audience.
A backstage area or a secure room to fuel and prepare in that the general public doesn't have access to.