The Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) has the primary responsibility of coordinating, conducting, or investigating the following:
Day Care and Home Day Care Inspections
Fire Lane Violations
Foster Home Inspections
Hazardous Materials Releases and Environmental Incidents
Illegal Use of Fireworks
Investigation of Fires to Determine Origin and Cause
Life Safety Complaints
Public Education Programs
Fire Investigation & Prevention
The FMO investigates fires for origin and cause, and is responsible for filing appropriate criminal charges that may arise from an investigation. Fire prevention activities include business/commercial inspections, review of new building plans, and design approval of fire alarm and sprinkler systems.
Fire safety public education programs are presented year-around by request from the public. The FMO also monitors fire lane parking violations, illegal use of fireworks, life safety violations and issues citations as warranted.