1. How do I obtain a fire report?
There are two (2) ways to obtain a structure/building fire report. Reports can be requested over the telephone, (361) 826-3930 or faxed to (361) 826-4331. You will need to furnish the following when calling: your name, phone number, date of loss and address where fire occurred. Upon locating the reports, you will be contacted to come to the office and fill out a request for records (very simple form).
If faxing a request, please provide: your name, phone number, date of loss, address where fire occurred and a reason for the request (i.e. insurance, files, etc.). After the location of the reports, they will be faxed to you.
2. How do I obtain a vehicle fire report?
To obtain a vehicle fire report, please call (361) 826-3930. You will need to furnish the following: your name, phone number, date of loss, and address where fire occurred (i.e. insurance, files, etc.). Upon locating the reports, you will be contacted to pick up the reports. You will need to bring the following: proof of insurance with vehicle listed or a current vehicle registration for that vehicle. If unable to provide the proof of insurance or registration, the request will have to be obtained through the Legal Department by the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act). That request will need to be faxed to the City Secretary’s Office, (361) 826-3113.
3. How do I obtain an Environment Site Assessment Survey from the fire department?
Please fax the requests to: (361) 826-4331. Please provide: your name, phone number, location and what type of information you are requesting. Please provide an exact location, the fire department cannot conduct abstract descriptions (i.e. adjacent, surrounding area, etc.)
If requesting a site assessment requiring several city departments, the request will have to be obtained through the Legal Department by the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act). That request will need to be faxed to the City Secretary’s Office, (361) 826-3113.
4. How do I schedule a fire inspection, tank installation / removal, testing of fire protection systems, etc.?
You will need to call (361) 826-3930 to schedule any inspections (annual, foster, group, etc.) All applicable permits will need to be paid prior to any scheduling of tests. The fire department requires a 24 to 48 hour notice for scheduling inspections/tests.
5. How do I submit fire alarm, automatic sprinkler, paint booth and / or clean agent plans for fire department review?
Plans are currently being reviewed by a third party. For plans submittal contact Bob D. Morgan at (817) 944-7043 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Currently, the easiest method, according to Mr. Morgan, is to submit by email, pdf’s of everything. After approval of the plans he will digitally stamp the plans and return to submitter by email.
Upon completion of review, Mr. Morgan will send an approval letter and copy the Corpus Christi Fire Department. He will also forward us a copy of the electronically stamped plans. You will be contacted by us, via email, as to the cost of the permits. No testing will be scheduled until all permits have been paid.
6. What if I need a Knox Box for my business?
You will need to access the Knox Box website: www.knoxbox.com on this website it has two zip codes for Corpus Christi. Please choose the zip code of 78408. The 78418 zip code is only for use on the Navy Base. The box will be shipped locked. You will need to call (361) 826-3930 to set up an appointment to open the box for installation. Upon completion of installation, you will need to call again to have it locked. A 24 to 48 hour notice is required for scheduling. You will not have/receive a key for this unit. The Corpus Christi Fire Department will have the only secured key for these boxes.
7. How do I schedule presentations/engine companies (fire trucks)?
Please call (361) 826-8423. If you should get the voice mail, please leave your name, telephone number, date and time of requested presentation and a brief description. Please call at least a minimum of 2 weeks prior to any presentations. Learn more below: