Fire Prevention Division

FM Minnetto Class BFire Marshal Matt Minnetto

Fire Marshal Minnetto has been with the City of Sanford Fire Department since 2003.  After spending the beginning years of his career on shift as a Firefighter/EMT, he was promoted to Fire Inspector in 2006 and then promoted to Fire Marshal in 2018. 

email:     office:  407.688.5052


FI JamesFire Inspector Mark James

Fire Inspector James has worked for the City of Sanford Fire Department since 1993.  After being hired on as a shift Firefighter/Paramedic in 1993, Mark was promoted to Fire Inspector in 2001.  Inspector James is responsible for all new construction inspections, day care inspections, and assisted living facility inspections.   

email:     office:  407.562.2786


FI DetzelFire Inspector Jeff Detzel

Fire Inspector Detzel began his career with the City of Sanford Fire Department in 2011 as a Firefighter/EMT.  After also working part time in Fire Prevention for a few years, Jeff was promoted to a full time Fire Inspector in 2018.  Fire Inspector Detzel is responsible for all fire inspection related activity at the Sanford Airport, as well as existing fire inspections and new construction.

email:     office:  407.562.2787


  Inspector Dan Taylor Fire Inspector Dan Taylor

Fire Inspector Taylor began his career with the City of Sanford Fire Department in 2019 as a Fire Inspector. Dan recently retired from a Fire Department career with another agency prior to joining the Sanford Fire Prevention Division.  Fire Inspector Taylor is responsible for annual fire inspections and smoke alarm installs.

email:     office:  407.562.2788

*If you need to schedule an inspection with our division, please call our Fire Prevention Inspection request line at 407.562.2780.  We will contact you back as soon as possible to schedule the inspection.

Informational Links:

Annual Fire Inspection Application - Non-Profit/Charitable Only

Fire Inspection Information for New Businesses

Fire Inspection Checklist