What do you know about fire prevention? Did you know that fire kills more Americans than all other natural disasters combined, including floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes? Of the annual 4,000 fire deaths that occur, 75% happen in the home. Nearly $9 billion is lost in property damages annually due to fire.
Department Prevention Methods
The Valparaiso Fire Department constantly strives to ensure the health and safety of you and your family. Our department provides public safety education and is responsible for enforcement of all city and state fire codes, including plan review and inspection services. We strive to prevent fires through community awareness programs, including open houses, presentations at local schools, and information on this website.
Select one of the following to get started learning about fire safety:
The following websites provide additional information on how you can prevent fires: