The University of Iowa

Fire Safety

Fire Safety Division
Fire Safety Coordinator Bruce McAvoy is the Fire Safety Division with the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety.  The Fire Safety Coordinator has overall responsibility to ensure all buildings on the UI campuses meet the state’s adopted fire code.  This is conducted through the coordination of fire inspections with state and local fire officials.  The Fire Safety Coordinator also assists departments across the University with formulating building specific fire prevention and response plans.

The Fire Safety Coordinator reviews architectural and construction plans for all new University buildings and significant renovations to existing buildings to ensure their conformance with applicable codes; acts as the University liaison with state and local fire officials and researches, designs and conducts educational outreach programs relating to Fire Safety.

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Bruce McAvoy can be reached at 319-335-5389 or at