The Mission of the Providence Fire Prevention Bureau is the protection of life from fire and other emergencies through:
Provides for the distribution of smoke detectors to low income and elderly people to insure safe living.
The review of all plans for construction to insure that they meet the current fire and life safety codes
To insure the proper number, location, installation and operation at the time of all ownership transfers.
Investigation of complaints of unsafe or hazardous conditions, illegal occupancies, and defective alarm systems.
To intervene early with a child to educate and rehabilitate juvenile fire setters.
To determine the cause and origin of all fires. These findings are used to determine if the fire was intentionally set or accidental in nature. If intentionally set, the findings are used to help apprehend the responsible party. If accidental in nature, the findings are used to target areas or populations that may need increased fire safety education.
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