Answer: There is nothing in the code that specifies frequency…CMS final rule States:

“A fire watch is conducted continuously, without interruption. The designated individual who performs no other function, continuously walks the impaired area looking for fire and the potential for a fire to occur, without leaving the area.”

Below, read the State of Michigan’s Bureau of Fire Services Responsibilities, Fire Watch Log, and Fire Watch Shift Report Template for specific function and duties.

Bureau of Fire Services – Fire Watch Duties & Responsibilities