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Division Director

Julius Halas

Assistant Division Director

Melvin Stone

200 East Gaines Street,
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0322

What We Do

The Florida State Fire Marshal is dedicated to protecting life, property and the environment from the devastation of fire. Our focus and efforts foster a fire safe environment through engineering, education and enforcement.

The Division is comprised of the Bureau of Fire Prevention and the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training.

Office of the Director

The Division of State Fire Marshal, Office of the Director, is located within the Department of Financial Services, where Jeff Atwater serves as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and as Florida’s State Fire Marshal.

Emergency Preparedness & Response

Fire Incident Reporting (FFIRS)

Notices and Events

Organizational Charts

Statewide Emergency Response Plan

Volunteer Firefighters

2017 Florida Fire Service Awards


2017 - Florida Fire Service Awards  

  FY 2016 Florida Firefighter Assistance Grant Award Outcomes

The Bureau of Fire Prevention conducts fire/life safety inspections and construction plans review on all state-owned buildings; regulates the fireworks and the fire sprinkler industries, inspects and licenses boilers, and certifies fire suppression industry workers.

Boiler Safety

Regulatory Licensing

Plans Review


Florida Fire Prevention Code (online)

Mine Blasting Information

Local Amendments

Uniform Elevator Keys

The Bureau of Firefighter Standards and Training approves firefighter training curricula, offers fire service training at the Florida STate Fire College and certifies that fire service members meet industry-based standards.

Certification and Testing

Registration and Student Services

Firefighter Safety

Firefighter Training

633, F.S.

69A, F.A.C.

Bureau of Fire Standards and Training - ProBoard Accreditation     Bureau of Fire Prevention - IAS Accreditation