Fire Marshal

Deputy Chief David Perez

As the Deputy Chief and Bureau Commander of the Fire Prevention Bureau, David Perez assumes the crucial role of Fire Marshal. This title highlights his significant responsibility in ensuring public safety and preventing fire hazards.

The primary responsibility of this assignment is to oversee the Bureau, which involves:

  • Maintaining memberships on national committees and organizations to achieve consistency in the application of systems, methods, and policies.
  • Providing liaison with other departments of City government, outside agencies, trade, and industrial organizations.
  • Directing and coordinating the activities of subordinate officers assigned to the various Sections and Units of the Bureau.
  • Formulating and assuring conformance to laws relating to arson, fire prevention, ordinances, regulations, and standards.
  • Analyzing and evaluating fire causes and trends.