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Providence Fire Prevention Bureau

The Mission of the Providence Fire Prevention Bureau is the protection of life from fire and other emergencies through:

Public Education

  • Training children in:
    • fire safety
    • fire awareness
    • accident prevention.
  • Training adults in additional areas such as:
    • fire extinguisher use
    • evacuation procedures
    • fire alarm drills
    • accident prevention for the elderly.

Smoke Detector distribution program

Provides for the distribution of smoke detectors to low income and elderly people to insure safe living.

Inspections

  • License Inspections
  • Building Inspections
  • Nightclub Inspections
  • Tent Inspections
  • Church Inspections
  • Apartment Inspections

Plan Review

The review of all plans for construction to insure that they meet the current fire and life safety codes

Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Inspections

To insure the proper number, location, installation and operation at the time of all ownership transfers.

Complaint Investigation

Investigation of complaints of unsafe or hazardous conditions, illegal occupancies, and defective alarm systems.

Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program

To intervene early with a child to educate and rehabilitate juvenile fire setters.

Fire Arson Prevention and Investigation

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.


For further assistance please call or email.

Fire Prevention Bureau

(401) 243-6050





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