Fire Marshal Division

The City of Forney Fire Marshal's office provides the leadership and inspection services to help prevent fires and assure fire and life safety for the people who live, work and visit Forney. The members of the Fire Marshal's Division are dedicated to the protection of our community through critical key mission areas that include, inspections, public education and fire investigations.

Duties of the Fire Marshal's Office

  • Assure compliance with fire and building codes
  • Fire inspections
  • Fire safety tips
  • Home fire safety inspections
  • Issue permits
  • Offer fire prevention classes
  • Plat / plan review
  • Investigate fires

Fire & Building Codes

The City of Forney has adopted the following business codes:

  • Code of Ordinances - City of Forney
  • International Code Council
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Fire Code

Fire & Safety Inspections

Fire safety inspections are designed to protect life and property by identifying unsafe conditions or practices. As a courtesy to the residents of Forney, a home fire safety inspection will be conducted at the homeowner's/occupant's request.

Fire Investigations

The Office of the Fire Marshal investigates the cause, origin and circumstance of every fire that occurs within the city limits where property has been destroyed or damaged. Further, the Office of the Fire Marshal investigates whether fires are the result of carelessness or design.