Welcome to the Fire Prevention Bureau!

Ensuring safe buildings plays an important role in saving life and property.  The Fire Prevention Bureau conducts, oversees, or provides the following services:

  • Review drawing plans for new construction and remodeling projects for proper fire code and life safety concerns.

  • Meet with contractors and other municipal departments to review utility requirements, emergency vehicle access, and fire protection systems.

  • Inspect existing buildings for life safety and fire hazards (Major violations are re-inspected for correction and compliance to codes).

  • Test new suppression and detection systems

  • Witness proper installation and removal of underground tanks.

  • Investigate fires to determine origin and cause (refer to Juvenile Fire Setter assistance if applicable).

  • Maintain records of all inspections and investigations.

sprinkler tree

The sprinkler tree holds sprinkler heads that controlled fires in buildings