Todays speaker was Lt. Roy Minton, Deputy Fire Marshal for Stratford. Lt. Minton's presentation was about the operation of the Fire Marshals office and its duties.
The duties of the Fire Marshals office is to investigates fires 24 hours a day; inspects buildings and properties for fire code compliance; inspects hazardous materials; inspects underground storage tanks and above ground tanks; performs plan reviews for issuance of building permits and provides fire prevention education to the community (schools, seniors, etc.). Emphasis was stressed on keeping homes safe by installing and inspection of Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Detectors. A Q&A was held after the presentation.