Fire Safety Surveys
The Lubbock Fire Department is dedicated to reducing fire losses in businesses through the Fire Safety Survey Program. This web page is being provided to help explain what the uniformed fire suppression personnel look for when they perform the Fire Safety Survey. By clicking on each separate topic listed in the left margin, you will find information about each entry made on the Fire Safety Survey Form. You may call our office at 806-775-2646 or email us at email@example.com to request more information.
The purpose of this program is to assist business owners in identifying and achieving correction of commonly occurring fire and life safety hazards. A second purpose of this program is to allow firefighters to familiarize themselves with specific situations unique to commercial occupancies. The most important purpose of this program is to protect the citizens of Lubbock and their property from the threat of fire.
In 2009, there were 103,500 fires in non-residential structures in the United States; the monetary loss attributed to these fires was 3.1 billion dollars (FEMA). In fiscal year 2009, there were 104 fires in non-residential structures in Lubbock with an estimated dollar loss of $2,002,284.