Office of the Fire Marshal

Role

The Fire Marshal's purpose is to promote public health and safety and to reduce hazards to life, limb, and property. The office shall perform its duties by:

  • Performing business and building safety inspections 

  • Fire investigations 

  • Providing public education

  • Adopting fire protection codes

Spotlight on Fire Safety

  1. kitchen fire safety

    Kitchen Fire Safety

    Remember to stand by your pan! Kitchen fires are the #1 cause of home fires. Additional Info...
  2. smoke alarm

    Smoke Detectors - An Alarming Trend

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is reminding you to make sure you have enough smoke alarms in your home, test them monthly and replace them every 10 years. Additional Info...
  3. Chimney fire

    The Hidden Danger of Chimney Fires

    Dirty chimneys can cause chimney fires, which damage structures, destroy homes and injure or kill people. Additional Info...
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Adopted Fire Code

The Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire inspections for the entire City of Westland. The Fire Marshal works directly with our business community to create a safe environment for all of our residents. The City of Westland Fire Department adheres to fire codes set forth by the International Fire Code (IFC). The IFC Fire Code can be found here. Currently the City is using the 2018 version.

Lock Boxes

Instant fire department access without damaging the door or building.  The Rapid Entry System is designed to help fire departments and businesses work together to preserve lives and property It eliminates the need for fire department officials to maintain and carry cumbersome key rings with hundreds of building keys.

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