Fire Prevention Bureau

NEW Fire Protection System Inspection, Testing & Maintenance

All fire protection systems in Eastside Fire & Rescue are required by the International Fire Code (IFC) to be inspected tested and maintained on regular intervals. The purpose of these inspections is to ensure the system will operate properly in the event of an incident, ensuring a safe environment by minimizing the risk of life and property loss.

The Eastside Fire & Rescue has contracted with BRYCER, LLC to help manage the fire protections systems inspection, testing and maintenance program. All contractors who perform inspection, testing and maintenance services of fire protection systems are required to electronically submit all compliant and non-compliant reports to the department via

Fire Protections Systems electronically tracked by Eastside Fire & Rescue include:

  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Fire Alarm systems
  • Commercial kitchen hood suppression systems
  • Standpipes systems
  • Active smoke control systems
  • Fire pumps
  • Spray booth/industrial systems
  • Emergency & standby generators
  • Special hazard suppression/clean-agent systems
  • Emergency responder radio coverage system. (DAS/BDA)

Contractors are required to submit test results to Eastside Fire & Rescue on behalf of their customers. Register with The Compliance Engine here.


Contact BRYCER, LLC for any training/support related questions at 1-855-279-2371 or email

Mission Statement
To prevent loss of life and property caused by fire and/or explosions, to enforce the provisions of legally adopted fire codes, ordinances and nationally recognized standards. Fire Prevention includes all fire service activity that reduces the threat of fire. The Fire Prevention Bureau focuses on plans review and inspections, which include engineering and code enforcement, and public fire safety education.

Plans Reviews/Inspections

Plans reviews and new construction inspections are conducted by the Assistant Fire Marshals for the cities of Carnation, Issaquah, North Bend, and Sammamish. Within these cities, annual fire safety inspections are conducted by the local engine companies.

Inspection Requests

Access the inspection request document (PDF) and then follow the instructions to submit the request via email. Please allow 48 hours after your submission for your inspection.

Businesses & Family Developments

High profile businesses and family developments now reside in EF&R's service area: Microsoft, Boeing, Costco, Issaquah Highlands, Nintendo, Genie Lift, and several large senior housing complexes represent the many commercial and residential developments rising up within the 190 square miles of EF&R.

Expanded Services

EF&R services expanded in 2012 under an inter-local agreement with King County to include inspections and issuance of Annual Operating Permits in unincorporated King County. This work is done by the Assistant Fire Marshals.