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Fire Prevention
The mission of the Fire Prevention Division is to help prevent the occurrence of fire, protect lives and to preserve property through:
  • Enforcement
  • Education
  • Permitting and inspections
  • Plans review

 

Enforcement
Enforces all requirements of MGL Chapter 148, CMR 527, all adopted city fire codes and ordinances and administers all Permits and Licenses along with the necessary inspections to issue the same.

Education
Jeffrey Medeiros, Fire Education Specialist
140 Commerce Drive, Fall River, MA  02720 T: 508-324-2740 F: 508-672-5993
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Public safety awareness education in the identification and protection of common risks from fire and other potential hazards.

 

Permits and Inspections
Issues and inspects for many types of permits.

 

Plans Review
Inspector Jeff Medeiros, Plans and Review Specialist
140 Commerce Drive, Fall River, MA  02720 T: 508-324-2740 F: 508-672-5993
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Review and approval of all fire protection documents in addition to witnessing a satisfactory functional test of all fire protection systems prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy. Specialist reviews of all building and fire protection system plans for compliance to the Massachusetts Fire Code are also conducted.

 

To schedule an inspection or for more information, contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 508-324-2740.