§ 78-11. Emergency Entry.  
A.
The Fire Marshal or his authorized representatives shall have the right to enter any 
building or premises without permission or warrant in the event of any emergency 
situation constituting an immediate threat to human life, property or the public safety for 
the purpose of eliminating, controlling or abating the dangerous condition or situation.  
B.
If entry or access is denied so as to limit the authorized duties of this article, the Fire 
Marshal or his authorized representatives shall seek and obtain an administrative search 
warrant pursuant to N.C.G.S. 15-27.2.