As your Fire Marshal, it is my goal to ensure our residents, business community, employees, and visitors are safe. This is accomplished through public education and enforcement of applicable codes, regulations, and standards. By partnering with the community, everyone will be able to safely enjoy the great quality of life that Oceanside offers.
Division Chief / Fire Marshal
The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for fire and life safety throughout the City of Oceanside. This is accomplished through the Oceanside Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau:
Our mission is to provide the best customer service by working as a team to coach and educate those we serve; and to enforce applicable codes and standards in an effort to develop a safe and resilient community.
To become forward-thinking by utilizing technology; become as efficient as possible; minimize hazard risks to emergency responders and the community; encourage responsible development through relationship building; and educate the public regarding fire and life safety.
Through these extensive activities, the Fire Prevention Bureau fulfills the Fire Department's mission of protecting threats to life, the environment, and property.
Knox HOME Box: A security box that grants the Fire Department access to your home and loved ones in an emergency without property damage.
Knox Box Standards A security box that grants the Fire Department access to your business or complex in an emergency without property damage.