Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Division provides fire safety education, inspections and fire investigation services.

Community Risk Reduction     

 We provide several programs and events to educate residents about safety and injury prevention. Click on the "Community Risk Reduction" link to the left for more information.

  1. Inspections

    The Inspections Program provides enforcement of the NC Fire Prevention Code and City Code ordinances that help prevent the loss of life or injury and property damage due to fire. Click on the "Inspections" link to the left to learn about and request fire inspections and to contact the Durham Fire Department Inspectors.

  2. Tent Permit

    The Prevention Division provides tent permits.  For more information, click on the "Tent Permit" link to the left.  Click on Tent Permit Request to request a tent permit from the Durham Fire Department.