The incident that never occurs is the least costly for the City to handle. This is what prevention is all about. Fire Prevention costs the community an estimated $91,401. This includes the wages and support services that are used. This proactive strategy, based out of Station 1, is comprised of the following programs: Inspection, Investigation, Plan Review, and Public Education.
In your home and office, the existence or recognition of hazards by the owner/occupant is based on his or her perception, education, and familiarity of the building, codes and hazard identification. Firefighters, versed in both code and hazard issues, provide a more consistent, objective and measurable tool for hazard assessment of buildings.