The Fire Marshal's office plays a pivotal role in maintaining the safety mission of the department and strives to develop proactive risk management awareness through plan review, fire inspections, code enforcement and public education. The Fire Marshal's office is also responsible for fire investigations. The duties of the Fire Marshal’s Office include:
Assisting in the formulation and revision of ordinances and fire codes
Conducting Certificate of Occupancy and other inspections to assure compliance with fire and safety codes and ordinances.
Conducting comprehensive educational programs on fire safety and fire prevention for commercial businesses and industrial organizations
Enforcing the laws of the City of Irving and the State of Texas pertaining to fire prevention and arson
Investigating the cause of fires, determining facts, and gathering evidence of suspicious and suspected arson fires
Reviewing building plans to assure compliance with life and fire safety requirements