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