Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for supervision of fire company safety inspections in addition to plans review, fire permit and building permit inspections, and for enforcing Chapter 10 - Fire Prevention and Protection of the Portland City Code.

Authorized strength of the Fire Prevention Bureau is a Fire Captain and Firefighter. The Fire Prevention Bureau is also responsible for fire investigations and inspections.

Investigations are performed by four members of the fire department regularly assigned to other duties and supervised by a fire captain.