The key to reducing death, injuries, and property loss lies in
prevention. The formula for reducing these losses is the 3 –E’s:
Education, Engineering, and Enforcement.
Public Education, in fire safety practices we can change unsafe
attitudes and behaviors and eliminate many fires of injuries before they
Engineering When buildings are
constructed our staff reviews the plans to ensure compliance with the
current Building and Fire Codes so that the structure meets the current
public safety standards.
Enforcement As a
building is being constructed inspections are conducted throughout the
process to verify compliance with the various codes. Once constructed,
regularly scheduled inspections are performed by the Fire Department to
ensure that the building’s safety features are being maintained and that
the processes being conducted in the building are being performed in a