The Deputy Chief and Fire Marshal of the City of
Mesa Fire Prevention Division is Rich Kochanski.
Fire Prevention performs inspections of all
medium and high-hazard occupancies (excluding one
and two family dwellings) in the City of Mesa to
assist the community in eliminating hazards to
create and/or maintain a safe environment.
Business Risk Classification defines how
occupancy classifications are established.
Our Fire Investigator is frequently called out to
determine the cause of fires in Mesa, and also to
assist with fire investigations in the cities of
Gilbert and Apache Junction.
Prevention is responsible for enforcing adopted
codes and ordinances, conducting fire
investigations, issuing the Fire Safety Operational
Permit (FSOP), and other permits. These
include permits for special events, underground fuel
tank removal, burning (pit barbeque, bonfire, etc.),
and blasting. The division also investigates
citizen complaints regarding possible fire hazards,
and maintains fire records for businesses in the
City of Mesa.
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Fire PreventionP.O. Box 1466Mesa, AZ 85211
In case of Emergency Dial 911
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7 am 6 pm