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
Fireworks are a lot of fun, and many families enjoy setting off these booms of color and glitter. Here are a few ways to make sure your family stays safe this Fourth of July.
Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The 2018 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide is out to help you get prepared.
It’s rainy season in South Florida and that means it's time for snake sightings. Every year between April and October, snakes which are usually below ground are forced to surface due to the rain and rising temperatures.
Summer is almost here, and our beaches and waters will get more crowded, so please be safe while operating a boat.
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.