Fire Prevention Division


The Fire Prevention responsibilities include:

  • Enforcement of all fire laws and ordinances
  • Issuance of fire safety permits
  • Investigation of all fires
  • Forwarding of appropriate reports to the state fire marshal
  • Education of the public regarding fire prevention topics and techniques
  • Management of in-service fire company inspections
  • Addressing of citizen complaints regarding fire safety issues
  • Approval of building plans relating to fire protection
  • Supervision of the permit fee schedule and associated inspections

Division Goal

The goal of the Fire Prevention Division is to coordinate townwide fire prevention and fire inspection programs in order to reduce the number of fires and resultant casualties, and reduce property damage.