Fire Prevention

The Fire Marshal is responsible for safeguarding the lives and property of the citizens of Cedar Hill through fire inspections, investigations, and public education and outreach. 

Welcome to Cedar Hill

The Cedar Hill Fire Marshal’s Office welcomes residents, developers, special event planners, general contractors and our community stakeholders to our fire prevention informational pages. You will find important information necessary to opening a business, protecting your home or business from a fire and the steps you will need to take for submitting plans for developments and remodels. Our knowledgeable staff can provide you with information on fire inspections, fire investigation, and our many community risk reduction and community outreach programs.  

Open Burning 

The City of Cedar Hill prohibits open burning in and about the city limits. There will be no permits issued for the purpose of burning brush, leaves or trash. A permit for trench burning may be allowed for agricultural purposes. Please contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 972-291-1011 for more information on trench burning.

Join The Citizens Fire Academy!

Classes begin March 22nd- May 10th and are held every Wednesday from 6:00pm-9:00pm. For more information and to apply visit:      

FIREWISE USA-Residents Reducing Wildfire Risk. Learn what action you can take to make your home safe from wildfire. Contact the Fire Marshal's Office to get started. 


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When will a fire inspector inspect my business?

What fees are associated with permits and inspections?

Is a fire inspector required to be on site during sprinkler or fire alarm testing?