We protect people, property, and the environment by providing proactive responsive professional and humanitarian fire rescue services essential to public health, safety and well-being.
Permits & Inspections
Request an inspection, apply for a permit, view inspection history, cancel inspections and pay inspection fees online.
Read up on how new construction projects can receive a Certificate of Occupancy inspection.
Learn how your business can receive an annual inspection and a Life Safety Operating Permit.
Find out what's needed to provide parking zones for emergency vehicles at shopping centers, shopping malls, parking lots and parking garages.
If you plan to have an open fire, not including cooking fires, you're required to obtain a burn permit. Find out how to get one.
Forms, applications, and checklists related to permits, fire alarms and more.
News & Events
Fire safety items are essential life-saving devices that you should have in your home. They will come in handy in case of accidental fires.
People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly.
We have 68 fire-rescue stations within unincorporated Miami-Dade County and serve 29 municipalities. We have response units dedicated to air rescue service, ocean rescue, fire and rescue operations, marine, hazardous materials (HazMat), urban search and rescue (US&R), technical rescue, and venom response.
Our rescue services include aero-medical transport to trauma centers and other medical facilities. Our air rescue helicopters are also used to perform search and rescue missions, and firefighting and reconnaissance operations involving large incidents, such as wildfires and major fires.
We also have full-time and part-time professional lifeguards protecting Haulover and Crandon beaches.
We support disaster preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation needs. We operate the County's Emergency Operation Center (EOC) which coordinates emergency response and recovery plans, decisions, and operations in order to maximize the use of resources within Miami-Dade County.