Fire Investigation and Code Enforcement

Four investigators examine rubble after a fire

Fire Investigation Unit

The Cosumnes Fire Department Fire Investigation Unit responds to fire-related incidents by:

  • Collaborating with state and local law enforcement agencies to identify potential arson incidents then assists with investigations and prosecution.
  • Working with local Junior Fire Setter Program to educate juveniles associated with fire incidents.
  • Conducting origin and cause of fire investigations and identifying emerging fire cause patterns (Top Fire Causes).
  • Investigating reports of Fire Code violations.
  • Responding to Arson Tip Complaints

Request a Fire Investigation Report

Code Enforcement

The Cosumnes Fire Department Code Enforcement Unit follows up on complaints from both the public and fire suppression personnel.  The goal of Code Enforcement is to improve the fire and life safety of the community.

Code Enforcement responds to:

  • Fire and life safety issues in commercial occupancies within the jurisdiction.
  • Complaints related to fire lane violations.
  • Outdoor burning complaints.
  • Fire Department access issues.

Fire Code Enforcement Complaint Form

Weed Abatement Information

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City of Galt

Report an issue to Sacramento County

Report illegal burning to Sacramento County Air Quality