Welcome to Fire Prevention Services

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Welcome to Fire Prevention Services

The University of Texas at Austin Fire Prevention Services (FPS) office ensures a safe environment for faculty, staff, students and visitors by providing a comprehensive fire prevention program. Our fire safety professionals are charged with monitoring all university buildings for compliance with local and state requirements, and partner with our community stakeholders to perform the inspections and drills necessary for risk reduction and the potential negative repercussions of fire on campus.

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Request Evacuation Training

Request evacuation training for your department

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Fire Extinguisher Training Classes

Sign up for portable fire extinguisher training online

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our frequently asked questions


FPS inspects 2019 Commencement

Fire Prevention Services is hiring!

Fire Prevention Services is looking for a certified fire inspector to join our dedicated and diverse team in our mission to keep UT safe from fire.

Longhorn football takes the field

College football is here!

Fire Prevention Services works hard with our campus partners to make sure that Longhorn fans have a safe and enjoyable experience when joining us on game day at DKR - Texas Memorial Stadium.

Check out this episode of Learn Something New by the NFPA Journal to learn more about how stadiums are kept safe from fire and other emergencies.

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Prepare for wildfire season with Ready, Set, Go!

The RSG! Program helps fire departments to teach individuals who live in high risk wildfire areas how to best prepare themselves and their properties against fire threats.

Sparky the Dog waving at people practicing a fire drill for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 6 - 12,  do you have a home escape plan? Make your plan today!