About Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for a wide array of duties related to the prevention of fire in the community. This division includes a Division Chief, a Fire Prevention Coordinator, 2 Arson Investigators, 2 Fire Inspectors, and a secretary.

The Prevention Division is responsible for:

  • Inspection of commercial/industrial property
  • Interpretation of fire prevention codes and ordinances concerning the properties
  • Presenting talks and demonstrations relative to fire prevention and public education
  • Fire ground investigative activities and related follow-up arson investigations
  • Review of plans for construction within the city for proper fire and life safety code adherences