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
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, and a 2x2 passport picture. For Contractor's Permit - Contractor Application. Users can submit an application online using the links under the Online Applications segment of 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.
Q. Who can I contact if I have a question or need information about AFIRS?
A. Assistant State Fire Marshal Mark Drinkard at (334) 241-4166 or Mark.Drinkard@insurance.alabama.gov.