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Fire Marshal Reminder: Current Registration/License Numbers

As of March 1, 2017, all companies and licensees should be displaying only your currently issued Registration and License numbers. This includes service tags, labels, vehicles, signs and business forms. After March 1, 2017, the old numbers must not be used or displayed.

In March 2012, the State Fire Marshal’s Office began the conversion to a new licensing software program. For many companies and licensees, this resulted in being issued a new unique number. In order to lessen the impact of the changes, the State Fire Marshal’s Office agreed that there would be a transition period of five (5) years to allow companies to deplete their stock of service tags and business forms bearing the old numbers.

For additional Licensing information and a link to our Company and Individual Search application, please go to our licensing site.

For questions or more information, please contact our licensing staff.

726 Area Code will be Added to the Area Served by 210

 Attention:  Alarm and Security Service/Equipment Providers To ensure a continuing supply of telephone numbers, the new 726 area code will be added to the area served by 210.The 210 area code generally covers the greater San Antonio area including all or portions of the cities of Alamo Heights, Balcones Heights, Castle Hills, Cibolo, Converse, China… Continue Reading

State Fire Marshal’s Notice- Licensing Requirements Related to Sound Sensors for Smoke Alarms in 1- and 2- Family Dwellings

State Fire Marshal’s Notice May 2014 Licensing Requirements Related to Sound Sensors for Smoke Alarms in 1- and 2- Family Dwellings The State Fire Marshal’s Office continues to receive questions related to a new wireless device that senses the alarm sound from existing smoke alarms in a house and transmits the signal to a central… Continue Reading

State Fire Marshal’s Notice- Household Fire Alarm Systems – Test of Transmission Signal to Remote Monitoring Location

State Fire Marshal’s Notice May 2014 Household Fire Alarm Systems – Test of Transmission Signal to Remote Monitoring Location The State Fire Marshal’s Office has been made aware that some alarm dealers and monitoring stations may not be providing the required monthly test of alarm signal transmission on residential systems – or may not be… Continue Reading

State Fire Licensing Rules Review

State Fire Marshal’s Office – Update The State Fire Marshal’s Office is continuing the process of reviewing industry rules for NFPA standard updates and other suggested changes/additions.  Over the last three months, we have been meeting with stakeholders and gathering your input and suggestions. Our goal was to identify proposed rule amendments on a timeline that would… Continue Reading

Updated Licensing Statutes and Rules

Updated Licensing Statutes and Rules The SFMO has posted the Spring 2013 rules for the fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire extinguisher, and fireworks industries. You can download the updated rules from the SFMO website at: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/fire/fmli.html Continue Reading

CTC TBFAA Chapter Meeting

Central Texas TBFAA Chapter  When: Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except Oct & Dec) Meet & Greet 11am to Noon – Meeting Noon to 1pm Where: Big Daddy’s Burgers & Bar:  http://www.bigdaddysaustin.com/ Please feel free to contact Greg Peninger with any questions 512.735.7984 or greg.peninger@protex.me Continue Reading

RGV- TBFAA Chapter -McAllen, TX

Rio Grande Valley  TBFAA Chapter –McAllen, TX First Thursday in February, April, June, August, October & December 11:30am to 1:00pm Guest Speaker:  TBA                                               Join us at Tony Roma’s – 2121 South 10th Street –  McAllen, TX  –  (956) 631-2121 Continue Reading