About Fire Enforcement
- Fire Enforcement
The Second line of defense: ENFORCEMENT
Fire Inspector & Fire Investigator
To become a fire inspector, you must complete certifications with OFM Academic Standards and Evaluation. Many fire inspectors also complete certification in fire investigation. Fire investigator have the training to determine fire cause and origin.
Fire inspectors are responsible to ensure that measures are in place for protect life, property and the environment. Powers of a fire inspector are greater than that of the provincial police. Fire inspector can issue fines=, close properties and enter without warrant (with cause or complaint).
Fire inspectors use the Ontario Fire Code to enforce the regulations of the FPPA.