Fire Prevention

Our Goal

It is the goal of the Forest Grove Fire and Rescue's Fire and Life Safety Division to prevent the loss of life and property from fire by reducing the frequency and severity of fires in our community.

We work to accomplish this goal by providing the following services to the Community:

  • Public Education
  • Public Information - using traditional (print, radio, television), web-based, and social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and our fire blog
  • Fire Safety Inspections of commercial occupancies
  • New construction plan review
  • Fire Cause Investigations
  • Intervention for youths who misuse fire 
  • Home Safety Evaluations at the request of the homeowner 
  • Residential Smoke Alarm Assistance Program

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