Fire prevention is an important function of the Ione Fire Department. The Fire Marshal is responsible for all fire prevention activities within the City of Ione. Every citizen can become involved in fire prevention and the results could save a home or a life. The Fire Prevention Bureau’s goal of safeguarding the community from fire and environmental hazards is achieved through programs adhering to fire regulations as dictated by the California Fire Code and the Ione Municipal Code.
Safeguarding the community from fire and environmental hazards includes:
- Checking plans for fire, life safety, and environmental requirements
- Issuing fire permits
- Conducting fire, life safety, and environmental inspections
- Conducting fire investigations
- Providing public education programs