The Fire Prevention Bureau is located at our Station #1, located at 2514 La Brucherie Imperial, Ca. 92251. The Bureau consists of the Fire Chief assuming the duties of the Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshal, 1 Fire Prevention Specialist, and 1 Fire Code Inspector.
The purpose of the Imperial County Fire Prevention Program is to assist in preventing injuries, deaths, business interruption and property damages resulting from fires and other emergencies.
Throughout the calendar year The Bureau is active in Public Education. Presentations are given to many different audiences from local businesses, public safety entities, healthcare providers, and local schools. During Fire Prevention Week in October alone, the Bureau will give presentations to approximately 3000 Children from grades K-3.
The Bureau currently enforces the 2010 California Fire, Building, Electrical, County Ordinances, as amended by the County of Imperial Municipal Code, in addition to National Fire Protection Association standards; Title 19, of the California Public Safety Code; and, the California Health and Safety Code.
This Fire Prevention Bureau also conducts an annual fire inspection program. This program is intended to help protect the business owners, employees and patrons. This program is made possible by utilizing the in-service fire engine companies. This improves the safety of the business being conducted in the County, but also allows the engine companies pre-plan the facilities and meet the business owners, management and employees.