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Fire Prevention

Welland Fire Prevention Service promotes a proactive approach to fire safety and prevention through public education, training, inspection, and code enforcement.

The Fire Prevention Division has three mandates.

  • Public Education:
    The best way to reduce fire loss is through public education.
  • Code Enforcement:
    The Fire Prevention division has a responsibility to enforce the requirements of the Ontario Fire Code, The Fire Protection and Prevention Act and relevant sections of the Ontario Building Code to ensure a minimum level of Life Safety is maintained in the various Occupancies of the city. Inspections are done on a regular, request or complaint basis.
  • Fire Cause Determination:
    The Fire Prevention Division is mandated to investigate all fires to determine the origin and cause.

For a list of the Inspection Fees please view the Fire - Service Charges and Fees (pdf)

More information on fire prevention can be found on the Office of the Fire Marshal website

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