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Fire prevention

Fire prevention promotes public fire safety and supports good building practice regarding fire safety in buildings.

  • Fire officers carry out inspections of places of public assembly and other high-risk premises.
  • Fire prevention officers process fire safety certificate applications.
  • The council's fire prevention staff advise on current fire safety standards required for proposed and existing developments.
  • The fire service carry out 'During Performance Inspections' of places of public assembly, in co-operation with An Garda Síochána.
  • Community fire safety
  • Fire officers have a role in relation to the inspection and licensing of petroleum stations.

Page last reviewed: 14/12/20

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Fire and Major Emergency Services Department
Clare County Council
Áras Contae an Chláir
New Road
Co. Clare
V95 CD74
(065) 6821616
Emergencies: 999 or 112
Fax: (065) 6840877
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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