Research Fire Safety Inspections The local Fire Marshal inspects all of the buildings that belong to the University of Alabama in Huntsville on a regular basis to assure compliance with fire codes. All new construction requiring a permit is inspected by the local Fire Marshal. Major renovations and new construction require the approval of the Alabama Building Commission before construction can begin. The local fire marshal can be reached at (256) 427-5150. Fire safety inspections and emergency egress inspections are conducted routinely by the Campus Safety Specialist. The form used during this inspection can be acccessed by following this link: fire safety inspection form.