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Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention is the responsibility of everyone in the community. The department proactively works to prevent fires by identifying and removing potential fire hazards. We also educate and assist property owners in making their homes and business as safe as possible.

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.

Click here for smoke alarm safety tips from the National Fire Prevention Association.

Business Self Inspection Program

The Prescott Fire Department has reinstated its Business Self-Inspection program. The program is free of charge and is designed for the general business that has a low-hazard potential for fire and life safety concerns. We have attempted to make the form as user friendly as possible. Please click here for the Business Self Inspection Form and follow the instructions. As always, if you have any questions or need help with your self-inspection, the Fire Department is available to answer your questions. With your support and cooperation, we can make the City of Prescott a safer community for all.

Eric Kriwer, Fire Marshal
David Mecca, Plans Examiner/Fire Inspector

For questions on Fire Prevention:
Call 928-777-1760
TDD 928-445-6811
Fax 928-776-1890

Fire Safety Inspections ensure that fire safety requirements are met.

Plan Review makes sure that new construction meets current fire safety codes. We also review remodeling and tenant improvement projects.

Fire Code Development helps our community to maintain the highest standards for our fire codes.

Fire Investigation determines the causes of fires, so that fire prevention methods can be improved, or in the case of criminal intent, bring the perpetrators to justice.

National Fire Protection Association

Fire Prevention Forms and Guidelines

Fire Codes

The Prescott City Council, in September of 2008, took an important step toward protecting the City from significant public safety incidents and catastrophic wildfire by unanimously approving stakeholder and city staff recommended changes by adopting the 2006 fire codes and amendments.

The following documents are available:

Fire Safety Information