Child Safety Seats:

 

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Fire Prevention Bureau

 

PUBLIC FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAM

This program involves educating adults and children in the aspects of fire safety. The Fire Prevention Bureau conducts this education in the schools and businesses using tools such as live presentations, an interactive Fire Safety House, and a full-sized Fire Safety Education Trailer.  Tours of the fire stations can also be scheduled through the Fire Prevention Bureau.


JUVENILE FIRESETTER INTERVENTION PROGRAM

This program provides assistance to children involved in using fire inappropriately. This is a fire awareness and prevention education program for juveniles and their adult caretakers, as well as referral, when appropriate, to counseling professionals.

 

FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONS

Fire safety inspections are conducted on all "new" developments/buildings and business tenant improvements within the fire protection district. Fire Safety inspections are also conducted on existing businesses using an annual Inspection Program. Fire inspectors will make every effort to work diligently with property owners/managers to create a fire safe environment for their employees, tenants, customers, and other buildings occupants.


FIRE INVESTIGATIONS

The fire department is authorized to investigate promptly the cause, origin and circumstances of each and every fire occurring in the fire protection district involving loss of life or injury to a person or destruction of property. The department has trained individuals in the aspects of Fire/Arson Investigation.

 

FIRE PREVENTION PLANNING

The bureau reviews plans for all new developments, commercial and industrial buildings within the Fire Protection District. Requirements are established in cooperation with the local Municipality utilizing its adopted Codes along with the State and nationally recognized standards to provide a high degree of life safety and property protection.  Examples of the currently- applicable building and fire prevention/safety codes are as follows:

 

  • “State Minimum Standard” - 2000 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association’s Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) per the Fire Investigation ACT (425 ILCS 25)

  • Various additional State-mandated requirements as published/enforced through the Office of the State Fire Marshal

  • Village of Grayslake - 2003 International Building and Fire Codes as adopted/amended

  • Unincorporated Lake County - 2006 International Building Code and 1999 BOCA National Fire Prevention Code as adopted/amended

  • Village of Round Lake Beach – 2000 International Building and 1996 BOCA Fire Prevention Code as adopted/amended

  • Village of Round Lake – 2006 International Building and Fire Codes as adopted/amended

  • Public Schools - Illinois School Code and various Building/Fire Prevention Codes as adopted the Illinois State Board of Education/Office of the State Fire Marshal

  • Fire District - Various additional requirements per Ordinances as adopted by the Grayslake Fire Protection District Board of Trustees