Fire Prevention Bureau



Preventing fires from occurring in the first place is a continuing mission for the City of Waukesha Fire Department, Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB).

Activities & Responsibilities

The FPB has many different responsibilities within the community. These activities include:
  • Administering a Juvenile Fire Setters Education (JFE) Program
  • Conducting plan reviews for:
  • Conducting routine fire prevention inspections of all the industries, businesses, schools, parks, rooming houses, and community-based residential facilities that call the City of Waukesha their home
  • Overseeing the inspection of multi-family dwellings (anything more than 2 families)
  • Conducting follow-up inspections for previous routine inspections that yielded multiple violations, or violations that are of grave concern
  • Conducting occupancy inspections with the Building Department
  • Giving fire safety speeches and presentations to community groups and individuals that request them.  Complete and Submit the Pub Ed Request form (complete form, save the form and email to Fire Prevention Bureau).
  • Investigating fires in conjunction with the Waukesha Police Department
  • Researching, designing, implementing, administering, and reviewing various fire prevention education programs

More Information

Fire Prevention staff can be reached Monday - Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. at (262) 524-3648.