staff

Wayne Ellington:
Fire Marshal

Kory Klabunde:
Assistant Fire Marshal

Deputy Fire Marshals:

  • Darren Brinkkoeter
  • Bill Anz
  • Michael Shown
  • Chris Braun

Michele Delon: Receptionist

 

 

Report Arson

CRIME STOPPERS will pay a cash reward of up to $2,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and grand jury indictment of the individuals responsible for the commission of this crime. All calls are confidential and the caller will remain anonymous.

CALL 620- TIPS, or
1-800-640-8422

Comal county fire marshal

The Comal County Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for conducting fire investigations of all fires in the County where arson is suspected, the fire is undetermined by the fire department, and/or an injury or death has occurred.

The County Fire Marshal's Office is active in the area of Fire Prevention, designing programs in fire education that are geared towards all ages of County citizens. The Comal County Fire Marshal's Office is also responsible for building permits and inspections of new and remodeled structures relating to fire safety and law compliance.

 

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Living in the Country Safety Tips
Safe Debris Burning Information Safer Living in the Wild Handout Be Fire wise with your Property
Developing a Fire Emergency Plan When Caught in a Wildfire... What to Do! Smoking Materials

Important Information and Numbers:

Bracken Volunteer Fire Department
210-651-5762, brackenvfd@sbcglobal.net

Bulverde Spring Branch Fire and EMS
P.O. Box 38, Spring Branch, Texas 78070
830-228-4501  info@bsb911.com

Canyon Lake Fire/EMS
830-907-2922 chief500@gvtc.com

City of New Braunfels Fire Department
830-221-4200

National Weather Service
830-609-2029 www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx hit option 1, then option 7

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)
210-490-3096

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)
800-803-9202 http://www.license.state.tx.us/AB/ab.htm

Outdoor Burn Status

Burn Ban is OFF as of May 13, 2014

[CITE as a violation of Section 7.177, Water Code] A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly, with respect to the person's conduct, violates the General Requirements for Allowable Outdoor burning or any other rule promulgated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding outdoor burning. An offense is punishable for an individual by a fine or not less than $1,000 or more than $50,000, confinement in the county jail for a period not to exceed 180 days, or both. An offense is punishable for a person other than an individual by fine of not less than $1,000 or more than $100,000.

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What is OK and not OK when Burn Ban is IN Effect:

NOT ALLOWED

  • Camp Fires (Any Size)
  • Bonfires (Any size, day or night)
  • Burn Piles (Day or night)
  • Burn Piles ( glowing embers)
  • Household Waste (Day or night in container that contains all sparks and/or flames)
  • Household Waste (Not in container that contains all sparks and/or flames)
  • Non-wood Construction Materials
  • Rubber, Plastics, Treated Lumber, etc. (Exception: Rubber and plastics in household waste)

ALLOWED

  • B-B-Q Pit for cooking, with lid that contains all sparks and flames