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We investigate fire incidents and arson, report and regulate school fire and emergency drills, and educate the public about fire safety.
The owner, manager, or operator of a building must report any accidental or incendiary fire within 24 hours.
Fire departments submit data quarterly via GFIRS.
If you have information on arson, submit a tip to the Georgia Arson Control Program.
All public and private K–12 schools in Georgia must conduct fire drills. School principals or their designee can report school drills with our online system.
Parents and members of the public can use this search tool to find records of the fire and severe weather drills for any Georgia school.
The Office of the State Fire Marshal conducts inspections and requires incident reporting at certain healthcare facilities.
The Georgia State Fire Marshal Engineering Division authorizes licenses and permits, reviews plans, and runs inspections to ensure Georgians’ safety in commercial and residential spaces.
For access to public records, please contact us to submit a request.