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Bureau of Fire Prevention

Division Director

Julius Halas

Assistant Division Director

Melvin Stone

200 East Gaines Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0322

“To prevent injury and damages caused by fire through code development, inspections, and licensing.”


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About Us

The Bureau is comprised of four sections, under the direction of the Chief of Fire Prevention, Casia Sinco. The four sections and their Managers are:


The Bureau, although headquartered in Tallahassee, has six field offices and three satellite offices around the state. A Supervisor is assigned to each field office to ensure support is available to our customers within their respective areas.

The Bureau now has a Public Portal where information related to Inspections of state buildings, inspections of boilers, plans reviews (state buildings only), and licenses issued by the Regulatory License Section can be found.


Those of you who visit this web-site are encouraged to do everything possible to help prevent fires from getting or being started.

Free Access to NFPA Codes and Standards


The Bureau of FIre Prevention is accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS).The Bureau of Fire Prevention has earned accreditation by IAS

Accreditation by IAS conveys formal recognition that governmental fire prevention and life safety departments have demonstrated the technical and administrative competence to implement an effective and equitable system of code enforcement. Accredited organizations comply with the IAS Accreditation Criteria for Fire Prevention and Life Safety Departments (AC426), which covers such services as code administration, plan review, and inspection.