Live fire acts add a mesmerizing element to any event. Through an array of unique performance props, the performer shares their story through movement and technique. To maintain this experience for our clients, fire safety is paramount. Learn more about how we conduct fire performances below.
Company Protocol for Booking a Fire Performance:
1. Venue: Must have the space and ability to create an appropriate perimeter for attendees, the performers, and a nearby location our fueling station/equipment. If an inside venue performance is desired, the venue must be inspected, approved for its space, proper ventilation, and other preparations prior to the event in accordance with a fire permit.
2. Performance Location: The location of our fire acts must be held on a flat, spacious, and safe terrain.
3. Load-in: Client must be able to provide up to 1-2 hours of load-in time prior to the event to meet with the marshal, prepare our stage and fuel depot, hold a safety meeting with our performers and staff, necessary tech rehearsals, as well as a contingency plan run through.
4. Permits. In our home state of Ohio, fire performances require a permit by a State Fire Marshal, as well as working with a Licensed Flame Effects Exhibitor. Each state’s process varies. Client is responsible for all fees associated in obtaining a permit. This will be itemized and incorporated into the quote. This information is discussed in greater detail during the booking inquiry process.
5. Fire Safeties. It is the duty of our trained and certified company safeties to be present, and observe the performers, attendees, and the environment for any abrupt distractions or possible occurrences during the show, as well as prevent unsafe conditions in case of an occurrence. While being present by the performer during the show, safeties possess fire blankets, as well as extinguishers at the performance location.
6. Performer’s Liability Insurance. All contracted performers of Corners of Creation, LLC carry Specialty Performer’s liability insurance policies of at least $1,000,000.00, and obtain additional insured certificates for the venue, its partners, or affiliates, including the date of the event, and coverage information. This information will be provided for your records and review at anytime.
DISCLAIMER: This information is intended to demonstrate the process ONLY. DO NOT use any information listed on this page to attempt anything with fire. Fire is inherently dangerous, and the performances that we provide come with years of training, specialty insurance, permitting, and a safety certification.