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Fire Marshal

Overview
The Fire Marshal’s Office is responsible for all Fire Prevention/Education Programs, Fire Inspection duties and investigation of all suspicious and incendiary fires within the incorporated city limits of DeSoto. The Fire Marshal’s Office works together with the Fire Department, the Building Inspections Department and Health Department to create a safe community for the citizens of DeSoto.


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Contact
Bryan Parker 
211 E. Pleasant Run Rd.
DeSoto, TX 75115
Ph: 972.230.9607
Fax: 972.230.5817



Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
 
Our Mission
Our Mission is to provide an efficient delivery of services to improve the safety and quality of life for the Citizens of DeSoto.

Services
The Fire Marshal’s Office provides services such as inspections for commercial and retail buildings to ensure the safety and well-being of the occupants, as well as the customers.

Certificates of Occupancy inspections are done when a new business opens or a business changes owners or use.

Inspections
Inspections are also made in residences upon request for foster care or adoption.

Investigations
Fire investigations are the responsibility of the Fire Marshal’s Office. If the fire is found to be arson once the cause and origin are determined, a criminal investigation is begun.

City Fire Code
The 2009 International Fire Code with amendments has been adopted by the City of DeSoto.