Office of the State Fire Marshal's Duties and Responsiblities
The Office of the State Fire Marshal operates under Title 37, Chapter 9, Article 4 of the Arizona Revised Statutes. Under ARS 37-1381, the office's purpose is to promote public health and safety and to reduce hazards to life, limb, and property. The Office of the State Fire Marshal is established within the State Forester's agency. The office shall perform its duties by performing inspections and fire investigation, by providing public education and by adopting fire protection codes. The person appointed as State Fire Marshal shall have extensive experience in the field of fire prevention and fire protection, including administrative experience in such capacity.
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International Fire Code
Under the Department of Forestry and Fire Management, the Office of the State Fire Marshal currently works using the 2012 International Fire Code or IFC.