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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 Jimmy Patronis serves as Florida’s Chief Financial Officer and as Florida’s State Fire Marshal.

SFM Firefighter Grants

SFM Annual Report (FL FIRES): Fire Incident Reporting (FFIRS)

Notices and Events

Organizational Charts

Statewide Emergency Response Plan

Volunteer Firefighters

Meeting Minutes:

  • Fire and Emergency Incident Information System Technical Advisory Panel

  • Firefighters Employment, Standards and Training Council


Emergency Preparedness & Response

Domestic Security

ESF 4 / ESF 9


Bureau of Fire Prevention

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.



NEW - SFM Grants!

2022 - 2023 State Fire Marshal Grant Information




Florida Firefighter Assistance Grant Program.



Florida Firefighter Cancer Decontamination Equipment Grant Program.


Firefighter Health and Safety Resources


30 IN / 30 OUT Podcasts

Firefighter Mental Health Training Videos

Firefighter Cancer Study Videos

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