Effective immediately, no walk-in clients will be seen. Public access to this facility is now restricted. If you are submitting plans, fees, and/or any other paperwork, please sign in and leave them in the vestibule, and we will pick them up. Any questions, please contact 302-739-4394 Kent, 302-323-5365 New Castle, & 302-856-5298 Sussex. More Info

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2014 Report of Fire related Deaths and Injuries Deaths = 7 people Burn Injuries = 54 people Smoke Inhalation = 22 people Other Injury = 5 people

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Fire Deaths

Delaware’s Deadliest Fires January 3, 200111 victimsOak Orchard, DESingle Family Ranch DwellingUnattended CookingFemale (age 83) / Female (age 50) / Female (age 31) / Female (age 26) / Male (age 9) / Female (age 7) / Male (age 5) / Female (age 4) / Male (age 4) / Female (age 23 months) / Male (age […]

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The Investigations and Code Enforcement Division of the Office of the State Fire Marshal utilizes our law enforcement certified Deputy Fire Marshals to provide public service and promote life safety by conducting fire and post blast investigations to determine causal factors and the origin of such incidents, identifying incendiary fires and explosions, investigating Arson, detecting […]

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