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Fire Prevention

One of the goals of Winfield Fire/EMS is to minimize the risk of life and property loss through proactive planning, awareness, and enforcement of safe fire practices. Citizens are served through a comprehensive program of inspection, fire investigations, and public education. These are accomplished under the direction of the Fire Marshal.

The Fire Marshal's office strives to:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the education and public welfare of the community of Winfield in the areas of fire prevention, life safety, and hazard recognition.
  • Ensure new and existing occupancies within the city of Winfield are in compliance with the adopted municipal fire code by consistently and professionally applying the code in keeping with the spirit and intent of the code.
  • Professionally and thoroughly investigate and evaluate fire causes in an effort to provide an informational tool for future fire prevention activities; cooperate with the Winfield  Police Department in the identification and aggressive prosecution of arson fires within the city of Winfield .
  • Seek out and utilize community interaction opportunities to increase awareness and educate the residents, students, and workforce within the city of Winfield about fire safety, emergency medical skills, and how to minimize hazards to their health and safety.