Fire Marshal


The Fire Marshal’s Office is responsible for:
  • Enforcing the International Fire Code
  • Working jointly with the County’s planning department to review plans for structures in rural areas
  • Issuing burn permits, enforcement of burn bans, and the investigation of arson

Mission Statement

The mission of the Hidalgo County Fire Marshal’s Office is to prevent and/or reduce the incidence of fire through effective fire prevention, public education, compliance inspections and fire investigations. We will strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all resources made available, to provide safety and excellent customer service to the citizens of Hidalgo County.

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