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09 February 2014

Washington Fire Marshals and Building Officials Directory

The file below is an attempt to establish a directory of all Fire Marshals, Building Officials, Inspectors, permit technician, and other position that may be involved in the building and fire code process.  The list was put together by the State Fire Marshal’s Licensing Section with the assistance of a number of jurisdictions.  We apologize if anyone is left off or if any of the information is incorrect. If you have a correction, addition, or deletion please forward it to the State Fire Marshal’s Office at firesprinkler@wsp.wa.gov. They will attempt to keep the list current.  The file is set up for printing the directory which is 13 pages. 
21 February 2014
Vision 20/20 Releases Study on Smoke Alarm Issues in the United States

Vision 20/20 Releases Study on Smoke Alarm Issues in the United States

Vision 20/20 (www.strategicfire.org) is releasing an in-depth analysis of smoke alarm and related research focusing on why smoke alarms may not be in as widespread use as previously thought.  Using an extensive literature review and data gathered during a number of Vision 20/20 Assistance to Firefighter Grant funded Community Risk Reduction projects, the study, The Smoke Alarm Problem, sheds light on the problems the fire safety community faces in getting people to install and maintain enough smoke alarms to properly protect their families...
11 March 2014

SBCC Emergency Rules

The following is a link to the emergency rules that were adopted Friday, March 7, 2014. These rules pertain to:

  1. Townhouse Wall Separation
  2. Group "E" Emergency Voice Alarms
  3. Fire Sprinklers in Portable School Classrooms
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Upcoming Events

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11 Sep 2017 Basic Fire Inspection Workshop 9/11/2017 - 9/15/2017
Date:September 11-15, 2017
Time: Mon-Thu 0730-1730 hours, Fri 0730 – 1130 hours 
Location: South King County Fire Training Consortium, 20811 84th Ave S, Kent, WA 98032

We are ready to get you off to a good start in the field of fire inspection with our 40-hour fire inspection class. This introductory class will provide the student with the essential information necessary to perform a quality fire and life safety inspection.  This is not another code class; the instructors will present best practices covering the entire fire inspection process from beginning to end.  This class is recommended for firefighters and company officers who will perform company level fire inspections and a necessity for new fire inspectors. This class will lay the foundation for the student to work towards the IFSAC Fire Inspector certification process and ICC Fire Inspector I examination.

23 Oct 2017 2017 Fire Prevention Institute 10/23/2017 - 10/27/2017
2017 Fire Prevention Institute

October 23-27, 2017 - Campbell’s Resort ~ Lake Chelan

The Washington State Association of Fire Marshals, along with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, the Washington Public Fire Educators, and the IAAI - Washington Chapter, is pleased to announce the dates for the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute (FPI).   The FPI is being held at Campbell’s Resort at Lake Chelan, and will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017, and will conclude after breakfast on Friday, October 27, 2017.   The Fire Prevention Institute focuses on important prevention and strategy issues facing fire officials and will include essential training hours needed for code recertification.  

WSAFM will issue ICC Continuing Education Credits!!

Room rates will be based on the government per diem rate in effect October 1, 2017.  

 

24 Oct 2017 2017 Fire Prevention Institute - VENDOR REGISTRATION 10/24/2017

Do you provide a service or a product that can help us improve our service delivery or prevent fires and injuries? If you are interested in meeting the buyers of today and tomorrow, learning your customer's needs, demonstrating new products, expanding your market area, increasing your sales, or establishing new contacts, you will not want to miss the opportunity to participate in Vendor Luncheon and Night! The vendor lunch allows one representative from each company one minute of introduction. This is a great opportunity to meet those who are end users of your products and services. 
24 Oct 2017 Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation 10/24/2017 - 10/26/2017
This seminar is part of the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute, and will be held from 8:30 – 5:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, October 24, 25 & 26.  This session also includes the Opening Keynote session on Monday, October 23, from 1:00-5:00.  Please note, when registering for the 2017 Fire Prevention Institute Fire Investigation Class you will be registering for only the Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation.
 
Class materials for the seminar will be the hardbound textbook, Scientific Protocols for Fire Investigation, Second Edition, which will be provided with your $450 Early Bird registration fee, if received by September 1.  Registration fees received after September 1, will be $475.  Full conference registration fee includes the Banquet Dinner on Thursday, October 26, as well as the networking breakfast on Friday, October 27.  

Please note, One Day registrations will not be available for the Fire Investigation Class.

Use the coupon code "EARLYBIRD" to receive your early registration discount when registering before September 1.