FIRE PREVENTION OVERVIEW 

East Lake Fire Rescue

The fire prevention division is tasked with providing the highest level of fire prevention through public education, inspection, code enforcement, and detailed plan review. Under the direction of the deputy chief, the fire prevention division personnel strive to provide members of the fire district with the most updated information available to safely protect their home or place of business from fire and hazards. Fire prevention has proven to be the most effective way to reduce loss of life and property.

Education
Undoubtedly the most important aspect of fire prevention, the division provides numerous programs intended to promote and teach fire safety to all ages. All school children in the district receive fire prevention education from kindergarten through second grade.

Construction and Site Plan Review
The division conducts fire prevention plan review for proposed construction projects, building remodels and development projects in the District. Field inspections are conducted to ensure that buildings meet the latest local and state building and fire codes, including the review of fire and life safety systems and their intended use and installation ensuring the safety of all those in the District.


Safety Surveys
Our company inspectors are responsible for evaluating existing businesses and properties for fire code violations and educating building owners and occupants on fire prevention practices.


Fire Investigations
Fire Investigators are responsible for determining the origin and cause of fires and fire related incidents in the District.