Fire Prevention

The Inkster Fire Department takes a proactive approach to fire safety through fire prevention and investigation using various methods. All businesses in the City of Inkster are inspected annually by the Fire Inspector. These inspections help business operators reduce the risk of fire and loss of life in their buildings and help ensure the safety of their visitors.

The Fire Prevention Division also reviews new building plans to check for compliance with fire codes and local requirements. The Fire Inspector oversees fire investigations in our city. Fires are investigated for cause and origin. The Arson Unit of the Inkster Fire Department is made up of 2 members of the Fire Department and 1 member of the Inkster Police Department. The Arson Unit combines the resources of fire, law enforcement and federal agencies, and may be called upon to assist other local fire departments with arson investigations and other difficult fire cases.