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Alan R. Cominsky, Fire Marshal and Chief of Fire Prevention and Inspection

Fire Marshal Alan R. Cominsky

Chief Alan R. Cominsky joined Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) in 1995. Prior to his appointment to Fire Marshal, Chief Cominsky served as MDFR’s Deputy Fire Marshal, Division Chief of South Operations, Division Chief of North Operations, and Hazardous Materials Battalion Chief. He has steadily risen through the ranks of the organization and has held every civil service rank including Firefighter, Fire Lieutenant, Fire Captain, and Battalion Chief.

Now as Fire Marshal, Chief Cominsky oversees MDFR's Fire Prevention and Inspection Division, which is comprised of eight bureaus that deliver life safety and fire prevention services, including Fire Engineering, New Construction, Existing Construction, Code Compliance, Permit Administration, Fire Investigation, Aviation Life Safety and Special Events staffing and coordination.

He has an associate's degree in science and an associate's degree in arts from Miami-Dade Community College, a bachelor's degree in Public Administration from Barry University, and a master's degree in Public Administration from Barry University.

Chief Cominsky is a native son South Florida and graduate of Southwest Senior High School.

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