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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

Residential Fire Prevention and Safety

Sparky the Fire Dog