Division of Fire and Life Safety

The mission of the Division of Fire and Life Safety is to prevent the loss of life and property from fire and explosion. We are composed of three Bureau's: Life Safety Inspection; Plan Review; and Training and Education.

2015 Alaska Fire Death Total - 5 (To Date)
2014 Alaska Fire Death Total - 12

Burny is the mascot for the Alaska Division of Fire and Life Safety. He works to educate people about fire safety and the prevention of dangerous fires. Play Burny's Fire Safety game and bring fire safety into focus for your family.

Download the Burny Fire Safety App (Android and iOS is available) below:

Requirements for Burny iOS and Android Apps:
iOS: 3.0 or later.
Android: 1.5 or later.

National Fire Information Reporting System
Training Opportunity

Last year, fires killed over 3,000 people, injured more than 15,000 and caused an estimated $11.5 billion in damage. Over a five-year period, the cause of ignition in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) was unknown in almost three out of every five home fire deaths, according to the United States Fire Administration and the National Fire Protection Association. Recognizing the reporting gap in NFIRS, the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) has launched a free, online training program for the fire service, “Understand Your Role in Fire Incident Data,” available at NASFM’s training portal at www.nasfm-training.org.

This online course takes approximately one hour. Since the training program is self-guided, it can be easily incorporated into recruit training at a fire station level and used by full-time, call and volunteer fire departments.

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