Fire Prevention

Home Fire Fatalities in the News

For the week of February 14, 2016 - February 20, 2016

2015 news media reported home fire fatalities all ages: 2,289

The Laramie Fire Department demonstrates how effective residential fire sprinkler systems really are in this fire demonstration.

The department has two rooms, one has a sprinkler and one does not. First they set ablaze the room without the sprinkler, and the results are devastating.

This Division's responsibilities include the conduction of fire and life safety inspections, construction plan review, code interpretation, and public fire prevention education. The Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety presently conducts fire and life safety inspections on the following types of occupancy within its jurisdiction:
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Sprinkler Systems
  • Above Ground Storage Tanks
  • New and Remodeled Construction
  • State Owned and Leased Facilities
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Day Care Centers
  • Home Day Cares
  • Hotels and Motels
  • Senior Citizen Housing
To determine whether new construction plans will require a plan review, and to obtain the forms to request a review, visit the Plan Review section.