Fire Prevention

Mission statement

The Fire Prevention Office strives to be the strongest link between all departments within Kent State University by promoting fire safety. Through a coordinated effort with the City of Kent Fire Department, the Fire Prevention office enforces all required codes and standards to ensure the safety of individuals associated with the University community. Our goal is to have everyone thinking of fire safety for the greater good.

Fire Safety

Fire Equipment Inspection and Testing

  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke detection devices
  • Fire suppression systems

Fire Safety Building Inspections

  • Inspecting buildings for fire hazards

Burn Permits

  • Procedures
  • Requirements
  • Training

Project Planning and Renovation of Buildings

  • Communications

To request services or information

Regarding issues pertaining to Fire Prevention, please call the Fire Prevention Office at 672-1962 or e-mail: