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

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

Fire and 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 and 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 wheter fires are the result of carelessness or design.

Contact Us


    John Holcomb

    Ph: 972.564.7368
    Fx: 972.564.7369
    Emergency: 911


    104 E Aimee
    Forney, Texas 75126 


    (Excluding Holidays)
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.