Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal’s Office has the primary responsibility of coordinating, conducting, or investigating the following:

  • Commercial Inspections
  • Day Care and Home Day Care Inspections
  • Fire Lane Violations
  • Foster Home Inspections
  • Hazardous Materials Releases and Environmental Incidents
  • Illegal Use of Fireworks
  • Investigation of Fires to Determine Origin and Cause
  • Life Safety Complaints
  • Plan Reviews
  • Public Education Programs
  • School Inspections

Fire Investigation & Prevention

The Fire Marshal's Office investigates fires for origin and cause, and is responsible for filing appropriate criminal charges that may arise from an investigation. Fire prevention activities include business/commercial inspections, review of new building plans, and design approval of fire alarm and sprinkler systems. 

Public Protection Classification (PPC®)

Since 2003, the City of Friendswood has maintained a Class 3 Public Protection Classification (PPC®) rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO).

Public Education Programs

Fire & Life Safety public education programs are presented year-around by request from the public. 

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