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Mike Richwine

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In support of the OSFM Engineering & Investigations Division’s ongoing commitment to improving customer service and decreasing wait times, we are pleased to announce that applicants can now Pay Online or by mail-in for their licensing fees. This feature will allow applicants to quickly and easily pay for license application fees from anywhere and significantly reduce time-to-issuance.

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On May 6, 2021, fire safety products manufacturer Kidde recalled Model Series 2040, 2050, 2060, and 2070 Smoke and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms due to risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.


Safety & Procedural Guides

Seized Fireworks Reporting and Disposal Process

Learn the procedures for reporting the seizure of dangerous and illegal fireworks.

AES Certification-Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certification

A basic guidance and information to contractors concerning the renewal process for the Fire Sprinkler Fitter Certifications for the July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019 period.