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

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Fire Extinguisher Traning

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Frequently Asked Questions

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News

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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.

McDonald Observatory Named Firewise Community

UT Fire Marshal collaborates to protect valuable research facility