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Certified Fire Marshal Training (FM)

The Fire Marshal Training Section provides specialized training for local, regional, and state fire inspectors. Initial training focuses on the 2012 International Fire Code and International Building Code.

In order to apply for state certification, Certified Fire Marshals shall meet the requirements as stated within the Initial Certification Directive. The S.C. Fire Academy offers a preparatory course twice each year to help students prepare for the exam.

Certified Fire Marshals are required to participate in continuing education programs. These are offered through the Academy. Click here to learn more about Quarterly Fire Marshal Training. Additional continuing education can be approved by contacting the State Fire Marshal’s office at (803)896-9800.

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Jonathan Jones,   State Fire Marshal

141 Monticello Trail, Columbia, SC 29203

(803) 896-9800 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday except   State Holidays

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