Responsibilities The Fire Prevention / Investigation Division is responsible for fire
investigations, fire inspections, fire code enforcement, and plan review for
Athens-Clarke County. This division also investigates citizen complaints
regarding fire and life safety hazards and enforces compliance with both state
and county burning regulations, as well as public education in reducing fire
risk to the community.
Prevention division consists of seven personnel: one fire marshal, one assistant
fire marshal, one senior fire inspector / investigator, three fire inspectors /
investigators, and one office assistant.