Fire Prevention Code Enforcement Officers:
Deputy Chief Timothy Griffin
Captain John Dzialo
In accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148 and Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code 527 CMR 1.00, commercial permitting and inspections includes fire alarm installations and alterations; automatic sprinkler installation plan review; rough inspections; cutting, blasting, and welding; flammable liquids and propane storage; fireworks displays; tank truck inspections; oil, gasoline, and propane tank installation and removal.
The department also conducts yearly inspections of gasoline service stations, industrial, and commercial businesses that use chemicals, gases and flammable liquids as part of their operational and manufacturing processes.
In addition to these services, the fire prevention officer conducts quarterly fire safety inspections of all schools, assisted living facilities, group homes, and nursing homes. The office conducts fire safety inspections, in conjunction with the building department, of all establishments that serve or sell alcohol.
Residential services include smoke and carbon monoxide detector inspections related to the sale of properties; certificate of occupancy inspections for new and existing construction; installation and removal of oil burners and tanks; as well as the installation and removal of above and underground propane tanks.
Public Education and Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E and Senior S.A.F.E.) Officers:
Lt. Jon Carroll
Firefighter Christopher Mills
Firefighter Thomas Baker
Firefighter John McCormick
The fire prevention officer performs mandated quarterly fire drills at all schools and oversees the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) program for private and public pre-schools and middle school.
In keeping with the Easton Fire Department’s commitment to community fire and safety education, the S.A.F.E program has integrated the National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) ”Remembering When…,” a comprehensive fire and fall prevention program designed to help adults 65 and older to live safely at home. The program highlights general fire safety, safe egress from the home, and cooking safety and extinguishing tips.
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Fire Safety for Older Adults: