Fire Prevention Information

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    Taxonomy Code: JR-8200.2000

    Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to protect homes, businesses and property from the threat of fire. Fire prevention programs provide information about faulty wiring and other electrical hazards, kitchen fires, smoking risks, child-related fire safety, flammable materials storage, brush clearance, fire retardant building materials and ground cover, techniques for fighting a fire until the fire agency arrives (first aid firefighting) and other similar topics. Included are programs that inspect the homes of individual citizens and give them a report which recommends ways to protect their property as well as those that deal with fire safety in a more general way.

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    CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIONProvides a variety of services related to the state's Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the State Energy Conservation Construction Code. In close coordination with community officials, DCEA oversees the enforcement practices of local governments in matters pertaining to building construction, fire prevention and energy conservation. Division staff also provides technical and educational assistance to local jurisdictions, administers variances, and serves as secretariat to the State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council.CODE ENFORCEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIONNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    DEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SERVICESResponsible for overseeing a variety of critical health and safety functions that protect Huntington residents by ensuring that public and private construction projects are properly designed, and build compliant with applicable standards of design, oversight and construction management. These functions are carried out by the Engineering Design Division which provides design services and contract administration for municipal construction projects, reviews commercial site plan and subdivision applications for the Planning Board, and administers Town's storm sewer system program; Building and Housing Division which administers the building permit process for commercial and residential construction in Huntington, including plans examination, permit, inspection and final approvals; Fire Prevention Bureau which enforces fire safety regulations, issues permits for fire alarms, sprinklers and suppression systems, makes routine inspections and conducts fire investigations; and the Dix Hills Water District which is a municipal water supply district that delivers clean drinking water to homes and businesses located in the Dix Hills portion of Huntington.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF ENGINEERING SERVICESTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    DIVISION OF FIRE PREVENTIONInspects buildings for conformity to fire prevention laws. Visits scenes of fires to determine causes and educates public in fire safety requirements.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF BUILDING AND FIRE PREVENTIONTOWN OF BROOKHAVEN
    JUVENILE FIRESETTER INTERVENTION PROGRAMProvides screening and evaluation of children who have been involved in firesetting behaviors. Offers intervention services to children and their families including counseling and fire safety education.SuffolkJUVENILE FIRESETTER INTERVENTION PROGRAMSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES

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