The Dixon Fire Department takes an extremely proactive response to fire prevention. Primary objectives are as follows:
- the prevention of fires; the investigation of the cause, origin, and circumstances of fires; the elimination of fire and life safety hazards in buildings, the maintenance of fire protection equipment and systems;
- the regulation of storage, use, and handling of hazardous materials and hazardous substances;
- and enforcement of the basic building regulations of the State Fire Marshal as they apply to the City of Dixon in matters regarding fire, panic, and explosion safety.