Fire Prevention & Education
This program is responsible for enforcing rules and regulations for the prevention and control of fires and fire hazards. It is responsible for enforcing laws and codes governing the use, handling, transportation, and disposal of hazardous materials. Program functions include plan checks, construction site inspections; commercial, business, and residential inspections; and inspection and approval of installation and maintenance of automatic fire alarm systems and fire extinguishing equipment. The program oversees the investigation of incidents to determine the cause, origin, and circumstances involving fires and unauthorized releases of hazardous materials. This program is also responsible for educating the public in Fire Prevention awareness, and Life and Fire Safety.