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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Quick Facts

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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Deputy Fire Marshals

The Office of the State Fire Marshal employs skilled and dedicated law enforcement officers titled Deputy Fire Marshals. The deputy fire marshal is required to attend and successful complete a Delaware Police Academy as a condition of his/her hire. Once the deputy fire marshal completes the Police Academy, he/she is then required to attend the […]

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Major Incident Response Team (MIRT)

State fire investigators throughout the State comprise this highly skilled team driven to find the origin and cause of all fatal fires and fires involving large losses in the State. Personnel on this team are selected by the DE State Fire Marshal and have extensive experience in the investigation of fires and explosions. The MIRT […]

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Delaware’s Jurisdictional City Fire Marshals

City of Dover Phone: (302)736-7010Fax: (302)736-4217City Fire MarshalCity of Dover Fire Marshal’s OfficePhysical Address: 15 Loockerman Plaza, Dover, DE 19901Mailing Address: PO Box 475, Dover, DE 19903-0475  City of Newark Phone: (302) 366-7000Fax: (302)366-7160City Fire MarshalCity of Newark Fire Marshal’s Office220 South Main Street, Newark, DE 19711-4562  City of New Castle Phone: (302)322-9813Fax: (302)323-2144City Fire […]

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The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds all citizens and visitors of Delaware that fireworks can cause serious injuries or death. Projectiles from exploded fireworks can cause eye injuries, burns, and amputations of fingers. An estimated 11,900 people were treated in the nation’s hospitals in 2015 for injuries related to the use of […]

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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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False Fire Alarm Program

Alarm Activation Report InstructionsThere are two options for submitting Alarm Activation Reports to the SFMO. The first option, using the Hardcopy Alarm Activation Report below, allows departments to print the form, fill it out by hand, and fax the form to the designated SFMO office. The second option, using the Online Alarm Activation Report below, […]

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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

This is the FOIA request information page for the Office of The State Fire Marshal. For more information on FOIA or to file a Freedom of Information Act request for another department please visit the FOIA page. The Office of The State Fire Marshal is committed to transparency and openness. Persons submitting requests under Delaware’s […]

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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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Administrative Division

The Administrative Division of the State Fire Marshal is carried out through our Headquarters Division, located in Dover and has the responsibility to ensure the accountability, accuracy, and competency of all facets of the Agency through program planning and evaluation, administrative polices and procedures, maintaining central records, fiscal management and budget preparation, personnel management, staff […]

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