Fire Prevention ensures that processes, structures, and facilities are designed and planned to provide a safe and acceptable level of fire risk. This section seeks to monitor activities on Airport property through a process of plan or design submittals and reviews.
Obtaining a permit may require an inspection prior to receiving a permit. As an example, permits are required for the use of compressed gas, storage of hazardous materials, and the use of tents on Airport property. Please click here for a list of all items requiring a permit. If you have questions, please call 972 973 3580 or e-mail email@example.com.
There are four basic types of inspections including:
In addition to issuing permits and conducting inspections, Fire Prevention is also responsible for conducting fire investigations. Requests for records and investigation status should be directed to the DFW Airport Legal Department by calling 972 973 5486 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fire Prevention also engages in fire safety education for the general public. Presentations are offered in such subjects as use of fire extinguishers, general fire safety, or commercial cooking hazards. For more information, please call 972 973 3580 or e-mail email@example.com.
Activities Requiring a Permit from Fire Prevention Bureau
- Fire Alarm System
- Change-of-Use Permit
- Flammable & Combustible Liquids Storage
- Temporary membrane structure, tent, or canopy
- Use of Aerosol Products
Other Activities Also Requiring a Permit:
Cellulose nitrate film
Combustible dust producing operation
Covered mall building
Dry cleaning plant
Fire hydrants & valves
Fumigation/Thermal insecticidal fogging
Hot work operation
Liquid/gas fueled vehicle in assembly
Lumber yard, woodworking plant
Miscellaneous combustible storage
Place of assembly
Private fire hydrant
Pyrotechnic special effects material
Repair garage, service station
Scrap tire, tire byproduct storage