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Fire Marshal

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The Tyler Fire Marshal's Office is comprised of specially trained personnel that carry multiple certifications and licenses with the State of Texas to carry out its critical functions. The Division is led by the Fire Marshal, with support from the Assistant Fire Marshal and the Administrative Assistant. Additionally, there is one Deputy Fire Marshal on each of the three Suppression shifts and one Deputy Fire Marshal at Fire Administration that carries out safety inspection and investigative functions within the Division.

The mission of the Tyler Fire Marshal’s Office is to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Tyler through the enforcement of fire and life safety codes, investigation of complaints regarding hazardous conditions, educational outreach regarding the dangers of fire, abating unsafe structures, determining the cause and origin of fires within the City of Tyler, and actively pursuing the criminal investigation of those responsible for the crime of arson.

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Attention Contractors (06/19/18): The permit application has been updated. The revised application can be accessed here.

Fire Inspection Invoicing (04/17/18): Certain occupancy types will now include a fee for the annual fire and life safety inspection. For more information about the various types of chargeable fire inspections, please click here.

Attention Contractors: The plan review submittal requirements have been updated (01/18/17). The new checklist can be accessed here.

Attention: Fire Safety Guidelines for Fire Pits and Chimines can be accessed here.

Food Trucks: The fire safety guidelines/requirements for Mobile Food Vendors (Food Trucks) can be accessed here.

The 2016/17 Cold Weather Response Plan can be accessed here.

The Tyler Fire Department Smoke Alarm Campaign is currently underway. View more information.

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