The goal of Selma
Fire's Inspection Program is to minimize
risk of life and property loss from
fire. We do this by eliminating
hazardous conditions in businesses.
show that 70% of businesses that suffer
a major fire incident never reopen their
doors, while 25% of businesses that do
reopen their doors fail within one year.
Big fires always start small. If fires
in structures are not contained quickly,
they spread through the building
structure and cannot be extinguished.
These uncontrolled fires can spread to
For these reasons, it
is vital for businesses and multi-unit
residential owners to be educated about
proper fire prevention practices. They
also should be inspected every year.
We invite you to read
the fact sheet to learn more about the
Fire Inspection Program. We have also
provided is a checklist that outlines
the basic items addressed at the time of
inspection to help you better understand
our program and prepare for your next
If you have specific
questions about our Fire Inspection
Program, please feel free to contact
Fire Inspector Peter Cacossa at
(559) 891-2211 Ext: 3305.
Fire Prevention Policies