About The Fire Prevention Bureau

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Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Redwood City Fire Prevention Bureau comprises of the following personnel:

  • Fire Marshal (shared with San Carlos Fire Department)
  • Deputy Fire Marshal
  • 4 Fire Prevention Officers
  • Fire Prevention Secretary

The functions of the Fire Prevention Bureau include the following:

  • Fire Safety Plan Review
  • Fire Inspection of new and existing construction
  • Consultation with prospective developers and builders on public safety issues
  • Fire Investigation
  • Mitigating complaints and other fire hazards
  • Fire Public Education
  • Participate in community outreach programs
  • Juvenile Fire Setter Intervention Program