Fire Prevention and Education Services

SparkyThe Prevention and Education Services Division conducts fire code enforcement, review, and revision. This division also conducts plan reviews and issues permits required by the BOCA fire code. In addition, this division provides public education programs, public information and relations services, and fire/arson investigations.

Services Provided to the public:

  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Inspections
  • Fire Safety Education
  • Fire Safety Consulting to the University of Illinois Campus

Major Activities of the Prevention and Education Services Division:

  • Represent the department at various fire, life safety, and public relations meetings and events
  • Enforce fire and life safety codes to include field inspections, approving new building plans, coordinating activities with the Office of the State Fire Marshall, and witnessing the installation and testing of fire suppression and detection systems and underground tanks
  • Provide fire and life safety education programs, news releases, and information distribution
  • Investigate fires to determine origin and cause, to include interviewing witnesses, collecting evidence, assisting the police in prosecution for arson and counseling juvenile fire setters
  • Participate in school and community based career programs promoting fire service as a career choice


- Last Modified -September 19, 2016 - 9:48am
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