Q. What are the requirements to become a blaster?
A. The person must have two (2) years of experience, must be
21 years of age, and have no felonies. A background check will be performed on
each applicant. Click on the following link for the
applications and laws.
Q. What do we need to submit to the State Fire Marshal's
Office for a new Blaster's permit and a Contractor's permit?
A. For Blaster's permit - Blaster Application, Work Resume
form, copies of other state licenses, 2x2 passport picture along with a check or
money order for $100 made payable to the State Fire Marshal's Fund. For
Contractor's Permit - Contractor Application along with a check or money order
for $2,000 made payable to the State Fire Marshal's Fund. These
are located on our website.
Q. What is the difference between a Retailer and Seasonal
Retailer Fireworks Permit?
A. A retailer can sell fireworks any time during the year
as long as the building does not move. A seasonal retailer for the season
6/15 to 7/10 or 12/15 to 01/02 can sell only during these two times. If
the building or stand is moved, an individual must reapply for a permit. A
seasonal retailer for the season of 12/15 to 01/02 can only sell during the
Christmas and New Year's season.
Q. What are the codes and requirements for having a
A. Please click
Q. What are the requirements for sprinkler permits?
A. The applicant must have passed the NICET level III
test in order to apply for a permit.
Q. Can I make an appointment for a daycare?
A. The individual must call the State Fire Marshal's
office and put in a request for an inspection to be performed. This can
take two (2) weeks to 30 working days to complete.
Q. I need a copy of an investigation.
A. A person must submit this request in writing to our
office. Please include the owner's name, address and the date of the fire
along with a phone number that you can be reached at if we have any questions.
There is a charge of $1.00 per page for copies. We will send a copy of the
report along with an invoice for you to remit to our office.
Q. Who can I contact if I have a question or need information about AFIRS?
A. Assistant State Fire Marshal Scott Pilgreen at (334)
241-4166 or Scott.Pilgreen@insurance.alabama.gov.