Fire Prevention Division

The mission of the Polk County Fire District No. 1 Fire Prevention Division is to promote and create a fire safe community for the residents and visitors within the District’s boundaries by using sound fire protection engineering, effective yet reasonable fire code enforcement and active public education/injury prevention campaigns; while providing outstanding service to the Districts external and internal customers.

Fire Prevention Division Goals

  • To provide a fire safe environment to our community by focusing on the quality, not the quantity of fire safety inspections conducted
  • To promote safety conscious behaviors of our citizens by providing fire safety/injury prevention programs and training
  • To represent the District with only the highest level of integrity and professionalism at the local, state and national level
  • To promote, and provide a high level of cooperation between the Fire Prevention Division and the representatives of the other governmental agencies we must work with
  • To conduct thorough plan reviews in a timely manor and provide assistance to developers and contractors on issues relating to the completion of their projects
  • To provide and disseminate pertinent information regarding buildings or situations to ensure the safety of our fire suppression staff while conducting emergency fire ground operations
  • To always treat our internal and external customers, no matter the situation, with the dignity and respect they deserve and always provide outstanding customer service.
Polk County Fire District No.1 Implements the Knox® Rapid Entry System for the Business and Residential Community