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 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.
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.