Fire Inspections


The Crestview Fire Department Fire Inspections Division conducts all Life Safety, Fire Building Code and Occupational License inspections for the City of Crestview as well as review all plans for compliance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code. The Inspector for the Crestview Fire Department is Assistant Chief Rodney Lancaster.

If you need to schedule an inspection for your facility please contact us at 850-682-6121. 

Assistant Chief Rodney Lancaster

Assistant Chief Rodney Lancaster is the Fire Marshal for the City of Crestview. Rodney has been with the department since 1994 starting out as a Line firefighter. Rodney holds state certifications of Firefighter Standards, Pump Operator, Fire Officer, Instructor, Fire Safety Inspector and Fire Investigator from the Florida State Fire College and an AAS for Electrical Engineering Technologies from Okaloosa Walton Community College. Rodney has also attended classes with Department of Homeland Security for explosive investigations and terrorism recognition.  Rodney is also a member of the Florida Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association, International Association of Fire Chiefs and the Florida Fire Investigators Association.