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Fire Prevention Bureau
Oakland Fire Prevention Bureau
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
phone: (510) 238- 3851 fax: (510) 238-6739
Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Front Desk Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00-11:45 and 1:00pm-3:45pm
Closed all Holidays
It is the mission of the Oakland Fire Prevention Bureau to protect all citizens within the City of Oakland from natural or man-made hazards which may cause both injury and loss of property.
This is accomplished by providing highly-trained professionals for education, oversight, and inspection of fire and environmental hazards throughout the City.
The Fire Prevention Bureau is primarily responsible for fire safety education, fire cause determination, inspection of high hazard occupancies, fire code enforcement, hazardous materials regulation, and vegetation management. The Bureau provides plan checking services that assure the incorporation of proper life safety standards, as well as code compliance, in all new construction in the city.
Fire Prevention Bureau Administration
The Administration Unit of the Oakland Fire Prevention Bureau provides support services to all FPB units as well as customer service for the following program areas.
Fire Prevention Bureau Contacts
|General Questions||(510) 238-3851|
|Incident/Fire Reports||(510) 238-1967|
|False Alarm Billing||(510) 238-4077|
|Fire Code||(510) 238-3851|
|Vegetation Management||(510) 238-7388|
|Fire Investigation||(510) 238-4031|
|Hazardous Materials / CUPA||(510) 238-3927|
|Tank Permit Billing||(510) 238-7760|
|File Review||(510) 238-7491|
|Public Education||(510) 238-7255|
Training and Support Services
Training and Support services provides continuing education, instruction, facilities support, supplies, and logistic support to all Oakland Fire Divisions as well as outside agencies and individuals.
Fire Communications and Information Technology
The Oakland Fire Department Dispatch Center (FDC) is located in downtown Oakland and is a critical component of emergency coordination and response.