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Fire Prevention

Matthew Knott
Division Chief

Contact Us

779-348-7172

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

Open Burning Guidelines

Outdoor Burning Pamphlet

Sprinkler Plan Submittal Requirements

Firework Safety Tips