The mission of the Logan Fire Department is to provide timely and effective emergency response, fire prevention practices, and fire and life safety public education.
The Fire Prevention Bureau exists to provide fire prevention through code enforcement, inspection, public education, and fire investigation.
The Fire Prevention Bureau is staffed with a Fire Marshal and Fire Inspector. Additionally each fire company assists in fire prevention by completing company fire inspections of businesses and public education.
Code enforcement begins through detailed plan reviews to ensure that properties and buildings are constructed in accordance with local and state requirements. The Fire Prevention Bureau staff strives to provide communities and contractors with current fire code information to safely design, build, and maintain buildings and developments.
Bureau staff verifies testing of fire and life safety systems such as fire sprinkler, fire alarms, and restaurant hoods. The staff inspects events such as fairs, carnivals, and firework displays. The staff provides education to owners and occupants on the safe handling and proper storage of hazardous materials.
The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for inspecting existing businesses and properties for fire code compliance. The code enforcement and inspection program includes a company fire inspection program where, under the direction of a Captain, personnel inspect businesses in the city. Inspections are a key element in pre-fire planning and building systems awareness.
The Public Education Program consists of members providing programs intended to promote and teach fire safety to all ages. Programs include stations tours, visits to elementary schools and presentations to groups and clubs. . Topics range from “Stop, Drop and Roll” to assisting senior citizens in recognizing and eliminating hazards in their home. Fire Department personnel provide instruction in the Community Emergency Response Team program and provide intervention for children and families on how to curb juvenile fire setting behavior.
The Fire Investigation Program consists of Certified Fire Investigators. The Fire Investigation Program works in conjunction with the Logan City Police Department. The Investigations Program is responsible for determining the origin and cause of fires and the investigation of other fire related incidents.