Fire Prevention and Life Safety Division
Community Compliance ensures fire and life safety within varies existing facilities throughout the District, by performing maintenance inspections. The District has a variety of complex occupancy inspections from assembly, manufacturing, and storage. The section also oversees the District’s Fire Mitigation (Red Tag Green Tag and Firewise) program as well as regulating the issuance of burn permits and burn days.
Another role of Community Compliance is fire investigations. A fire investigation is conducted to determine a fire’s origin and cause. Timber Mesa Fire District Fire Investigators are trained specialist that use a systematic approach and knowledge of basic fire science to conduct their investigation. Fire Investigators are also trained to gather evidence for prosecution in the event a fire is arson related.
Community Preparedness empowers the public with knowledge so that they can prepare for any type of emergency situation. Community preparedness promotes fire and life safety education to all segments of the population and works in partnership with community groups, volunteer organizations, non-profits, our local schools and community leaders. Community Preparedness oversees the Fire Districts social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.