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Prevention Staff


Assistant Fire Marshal Kurtis Brown

Fire Marshal Kurtis Brown, began his career with the Visalia Fire Department in July of 2007. He promoted to the rank of Assistant Fire Marshal in November 2011. He is State certified as a Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Protective Specialist, California Fire Code Inspector, and is a Plans Examiner. His responsibility is to supervising the Fire Prevention Division which includes Weed Abatement/ Property Maintenance program, Fireworks program, Public Education program, Special Events, Site Plan Review, and the inspection program for both the Fire Prevention and Fire Suppression staff.







Fire Inspector Maribel Vasquez, was raised here locally in the town of Farmersville, Ca.  A graduate of Exeter Union High School, she also attended and graduated with an Associate Degree from the College of the Sequoias.  She holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Science from Chapman University.  She has successfully completed the core Fire Prevention I course work and is on track to complete the required courses for the California State Fire Prevention Officer Certification.  Maribel's short term goals are to complete the California State Fire Prevention Certifications as well as continue her education to obtain a Master's in Public Administration.  Maribel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying healthy and fit, and has taken up golf as a new hobby.


Fire Inspector Corbin Reed

Sr. Fire Inspector Corbin Reed, began his career with the Visalia Fire Department as a Reserve Fire Fighter in June of 2009, and was hired as a Fire Inspector in December of 2010. He is a Golden West High School Alumni and graduate of the College of the Sequoias Fire Academy. Fire Inspector Reed has his Firefighter 1 and is a currently a student in the C.O.S. Fire Technology program. As a Fire Inspector, Corbin Reed’s responsibilities include fire inspection of commercial and multi-family building. During his fire inspections he looks at fire code compliance which includes exiting, electrical hazards, and fire suppression systems & equipment.


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