The Fire Prevention Division's main objective is fire prevention and awareness through a proactive approach to fire and life safety. This is accomplished through
Enforcement of Fire, Building, and the Life Safety Code
Investigating of fires for cause and origin
Fire and Life safety inspections
Certificate of occupancy inspections
Plan review of all new construction
Witnessing the testing of all fire and life safety systems such as fire alarms, emergency lighting, sprinklers, etc.
Public education and fire safety awareness programs.
Please follow the tabs to the left to navigate the Prevention website. You will find the following ordinance's the City of Watertown has adopted: Open Burn, Fireworks, and Fire Prevention and Protection. Any Questions please contact the Fire Marshal Chip Premus at 605-882-5030 or email Chip Premus.