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Bureau of Fire Prevention

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

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.

The Bureau of FIre Prevention is accredited by the

International Accreditation Service (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.

The Bureau of Fire Prevention has earned accreditation by IAS


Bureau of Fire Prevention

Chief of Fire Prevention: Casia Sinco

Florida Fire Prevention Code

Free NFPA Access

Florida School Fire Safety

Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories

Condominum Sprinkler Retrofit


Manager: Chief Boiler Inspector Greg Frazier

The Boiler Safety Program is dedicated to ensuring the safety of boilers in public buildings by administering and enforcing Florida Statute 554, "The Boiler Safety Act" and Chapter 69A-51, Florida Administrative Code.

Inspection and Plans Review (State Buildings Only)

Inspections Manager: John Walker

Plans Review Manager: Karl Thompson


Plans Review

Regulatory Licenses
Manager: Keith McCarthy

The Regulatory Licensing Section is responsible for the enforcing all laws relating to the licensing and regulation of the following inducstries: Fire Equipment, Engineered Fire Protection Systems, Explosives, Sparklers.

Contact Us:
Phone (850) 413-3171
Fax (850) 414-6119
Email: Fire.Prevention@MyFloridaCFO.com
Bureau of Fire Prevention
Division of State Fire Marshal
200 E. Gaines Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0342