The Elmhurst Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau handles a large variety of duties which include:
Alarm and sprinkler inspections
Respond to inquiries regarding fire codes and regulations
Attend meetings regarding new building projects
The Fire Prevention Bureau spent thousands of hours in fire prevention activities. Fire prevention includes consultations with new business occupants, inspections, and plan reviews. The Fire Prevention Bureau attends meeting and conferences to stay current on the latest building codes. The Fire Prevention Bureau initiated a new software program to increase the efficiency of inspections and reduce paper copies by entering information on a tablet computer.