Fire Marshal

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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.

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Bexar County Fire Marshal



  1. Contact Information


    Bexar County Fire Marshal
    622 Dolorosa
    San Antonio, Texas 78207

    210-335-0300 Phone
    210-335-0330 Fax

  1. LOUIS CHRIS LOPEZ, III

    Fire Marshal

    JOHN D. ORTEGA, JR.
    Chief Investigator

    KEVIN WALTON

    Chief Inspector

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