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Public Education and Community Outreach Programs * Fire Scene Investigation
 
DIVISION OF FIRE PREVENTION AND PUBLIC EDUCATION
 Contact Information
Division Chief of Fire Prevention
and Public Education


121 S.W. 3rd Street
Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009

Phone: (954) 457-1470
Fax: (954) 457-1472
           

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               Division Chief Lori Williams
 
 

The Division of Fire Prevention and Public Education is supervised by Division Chief Lori Williams and includes personnel like the Fire Marshal and the departmental Fire Inspectors. All are certified by the State of Florida and Broward County as “Fire Safety Inspectors”. In addition to being certified Fire Inspectors, they are also State of Florida certified Firefighters. The Division proudly serves the community in conducting annual fire safety inspections, reviewing plans for new construction, performing permit inspections, determining cause and origin of fires, and delivering public education and community outreach programs. 

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FIRE PERMITS AND PLANS REVIEW
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All fire related construction plans and permit inspections for new or existing structures are handled by the Division of Fire Prevention and Public Education, in coordination with all other appropriate City of Hallandale Beach departments.

For more information about construction fire permits and inspections, permit applications, or for permit tracking and inquiries, visit the Building Department's page. 
 
Fire related permit inspections can NOT be scheduled through the Building Department's automated system; please call the Division to have it schedule at (954) 457-1470.


Building Department 

Online Building Permit Website        


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ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY INSPECTIONS
 
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Fire Marshal
Miguel Aleman

           

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Fire Inspector Orlando Hurtado

         

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Fire Inspector Joe Kupkovich








 

The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for all aspects
of community risk reduction including conducting over 2,200 annual fire safety inspections and associated reinspections. 
All new and existing business occupancies are required to
have an annual inspection for the purpose of maintaining a
Life Safety Operating Permit. These occupancies include,
but are not limited to:

  • apartment and condominium buildings
           
  • business offices and retail stores
           
  • industrial and manufacturing facilities
           
  • nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other medical centers
           
  • schools and daycare facilities
           
  • recreational or educational centers 
           
  • dining and entertainment establishments

    Division personnel are also responsible for hazardous
    material permitting and occupational license inspections
    as they relate to fire safety.





               
               

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PUBLIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS 
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Fire Safety Inspector / Public Educator
Yvonne M. Feijoo


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The division is also responsible for all public education and fire prevention presentations. Visit our Community Programs Page to learn more about the valuable programs offered to our Community.

  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspection
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • File of Life
  • Elementary School Reading Program
  • Risk Watch Program
  • Safe Prom / S.A.D.D. Presentation
  • Smoke Detector Giveaway Program
Fire Department Community Programs

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FIRE SCENE INVESTIGATION
Contact Information
Division of State Fire Marshal
Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations

South Region

6851 W. Sunrise Blvd. Suite 1
Plantation, FL 33313

Phone: (954) 321-3704

Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue responds to approximately 3,000 fire calls per-year. In some cases a fire investigation is necessary. The Division of Fire Prevention and Public Educations works closely with the Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office to determine the cause and origin of these fires. Report information may be obtained by contacting the State Fire Marshal's Office.



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