Fire Marshal's Office

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Antonio Burden - Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal's Office is charged with enforcing "Rules and Regulations for the State Minimum Fire Safety Standards" as adopted by the State Fire Commissioner. The Fire Marshal is the authority having jurisdiction in these matters for all of unincorporated DeKalb County and for the cities of Dunwoody, Doraville, Chamblee, Stone Mountain, Lithonia, Avondale Estates, Clarkston, Lithonia, and Pine Lake.

The Fire Marshal's Office has the responsibility to conduct fire and life safety inspections of existing buildings and structures, review plans and specifications for proposed buildings and structures, maintain records, and respond to customer questions and concerns relating to fire hazards.