The Fire Prevention Division is the focal point of the fire department's efforts to minimize fire losses and prevent injuries in our community.
Fire Prevention's key role is improving and maintaining the safety and quality of life of the citizens of Visalia. Its primary activities are fire code enforcement, plan checking services, hazardous materials enforcement, fire cause investigations and weed abatement. The Prevention Division consists of the Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal,Fire Inspector and two hourly Fire Inspectors.
The Fire Prevention Division also strives to make our community a place where its citizens feel safe and are proud to call home. Public Education is important for providing a safe environment for all ages. Station tours, visits to local schools and other outreach programs are a high priority.