Fire Marshal

Welcome to the Office of the Fire Marshal

The primary duty of the Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office (BCFMO) is to develop, foster and promote methods of protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Bexar County from fires, both natural and man-made hazards, and other significant events through the direct coordination and action with other public safety, private, and business communities. The BCFMO staff takes pride in the execution of this responsibility with the highest standards of professionalism, efficiency, integrity and accountability.

The BCFMO consists of five functions: Fire Code Compliance & Enforcement, Fire Prevention & Inspections, Fire/Arson Investigations, Fire Dispatch Communications, and Community Outreach Initiatives. The BCFMO staff provides rapid response to requests for investigations, inspections, fire code compliance, and emergency management assistance.


  1. A BURN BAN IS IN EFFECT FOR BEXAR COUNTY.
    BURNING IS ALLOWED FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST
     6, 2020 UNTIL 12PM (NOON) WITH A BURN PERMIT.

    TO OBTAIN A BURN PERMIT CONTACT THE BEXAR COUNTY FIRE MARSHALS OFFICE AT (210) 335-0300. 

    TODAY'S KEETCH-BYRAM DROUGHT INDEX (KBDI) IS 564.

We have implemented a new plan intake scheduling process and digital plan review. Review the instructions on the new process to see what's needed to ensure your intake goes smoothly.

FMO Investigation Truck