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Fire Prevention Bureau – Fire Investigations

 

 

 

Fire Investigations

The fire department is authorized to investigate promptly the cause, origin and circumstances of each and every fire occurring in the City of Sparks, involving loss of life or injury to a person or destruction of property.  If it appears to the bureau of investigation that such fire is of suspicious origin, they are authorized to take immediate charge of all physical evidence relating to the cause of the fire and are authorized to pursue the investigation to its conclusion.  The fire department has trained individuals in the aspects of arson investigation and has police powers to apprehend and convict persons suspected of starting fires in our community.