Fire Code Enforcement Division

 

The mission of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Fire Code Enforcement Division is to prevent the inception of fire and hazardous conditions through timely and professional educational, enforcement, inspection, investigative and plans review efforts essential to the safety and wellbeing of all airport employees and the traveling public.

This is accomplished by seven personnel who are trained and certified to enforce a variety of fire prevention regulations to include the Statewide Fire Prevention Code.  Additionally, Fire Marshals provide coverage 24 hours a day to respond to and investigate code compliance, fire, explosive and environmental incidents.  

Key aspects of the mission include:  Investigation into the origin and cause of fire and explosive related incidents within the Airport Authority’s jurisdiction, as well as offenses related to threats to burn and/or destroy airport property.  Investigation into the release of hazardous materials and explosives.  Proactive public fire and life safety prevention programs through education and training.  Rapid and professional emergency response to investigate incidents.  Reduction of fire risk within the airport community through inspections of airport tenants and Airports Authority owned buildings and property. Fire Code Inspectors will inspect for common fire prevention code violations.  Plans review of fire alarm, sprinkler and other fire protection system design related documents.  Provide fire protection systems testing.

The minimum qualifications to be a member of the Fire Code Enforcement Division are governed by the State of Virginia, Code of Virginia §27-30 for investigators and the Code of Virginia § 27-98.1 for inspectors.  Initial investigator training is over 160 hours with 40 hours of recertification every two years.  Initial training for inspectors is 160 hours with 16 hours recertification every two years. This training ensures that all members of the division are capable of providing comprehensive services to the employees and traveling public of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.


Fire Code Enforcement Division Staff

Michael Osborne

Michael Osborne
Captain - Assistant Fire Marshal

 


Josha Ashton

Joshua Ashton

Fire Code Inspector

Frederick Hollis

Frederick Hollis

Fire Code Inspector

Keith Cunningham

Keith Cunningham

Fire Code Inspector

Everett R. Burris

Everett R. Burris

Fire Code Inspector

 

Chris Cieslarczyk 

Chris Cieslarczyk

 

Fire Code Inspector


Fire Marshal

Captain Michael Osborne-Assistant Fire Marshal
Office:  703-572-5110

Mailing Address:  1 Aviation Circle, MA-322FC,  Washington, DC 20001

Physical Address:  Dulles East Building, Suite 100  45045, Aviation Drive  Dulles, VA 20166


Fire Inspectors

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Frederick Hollis
Office:  703-417-2570

Joshua Ashton
Office:  703-417-8365

Mailing Address:  1 Aviation Circle, MA-320  Washington, DC 20001

Physical Address:  2509 Abingdon Drive  Washington, DC 20001

 

Washington Dulles International Airport​

Keith Cunningham
Office:  703-572-0167

Everett R. Burris
Office:  703-572-1141

Chris Cieslarczyk
Office:  703-572-5736

Mailing Address:  1 Aviation Circle, MA-322FC  Washington, DC 20001

Physical Address:  Dulles East Building, Suite 100  45045 Aviation Drive  Dulles, VA 20166