To unite for the mutual benefit those public officials, the general public and private persons engaged in the prevention and suppression of fires through inspections.
To provide for exchange of technical information and developments.
To cooperate with the State Fire Marshal's Office, Fire Departments, law enforcement agencies and private industry in the public education, prevention and suppression of fires, and to encourage high professional standards of conduct among Fire Safety Inspectors and continually strive to improve inspection procedures and education of the general public.
|Tennessee Media-Reported Fire Fatalities|
Fire Deaths Increased
Since January 1, 2013 Tennessee has experienced more than 2x the # of fire deaths to date compared to 2012.
Through 5/20/2013: 48
Through 5/21/2012: 21