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Hard Wired Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired The General Assembly of the State of Delaware enacted House Bill 216 to amend Title 16 of the Delaware Code relating to Fire Prevention. The Delaware Fire Detection Fund Act empowers the State Fire Prevention Commission to adopt rules and regulations to administer the installation of Hard Wired Smoke Detectors. This […]

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Public Relations

Our agency welcomes the opportunity to attend public events and promote services that are available to the citizens of Delaware. During the year, our agency is represented at many events throughout the State. From local fire department open houses, to health fairs, to arson prevention presentations; we are always willing to assist our community with […]

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Battery Operated Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired There are two types of smoke detector technologies available, ionization smoke detectors and photoetectric smoke detectors. Because there is no way to predict when a fire will start or the type of fire that may occur in your home, it is recommended that both (ionization and photoelectric) technologies be used in […]

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Smoke Detectors

Battery Operated Hard Wired What is the Smoke Detector Law? Delaware Code, Title 16, Chapter 66, Section 6631 requires the installation of smoke detectors on EACH level of ALL one- and two-family dwellings, mobile homes, modular homes, and townhouses. This law required ALL residential occupancies to have the required smoke detection devices installed by July […]

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Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarette Program

Effective on January 1, 2009, the State of Delaware requires by law that any and all cigarettes sold in the State of Delaware be reduced ignition propensity cigarettes. The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is responsible to administer and enforce this statute. Cigarettes offered for sale in this State shall be required to […]

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Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program

JFIP Mission Statement “To provide the youth of our communities, and their families, a fire safe environment, be it in the home, the school, or wherever they pursue their varied interests, through identification, education, and referrals, in an effort to deter future firesetting among our youth.” Danger Signals for Juvenile Firesetters Hyperactivity Playing with Fire […]

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Health Care Facility Inspections

By annual inspection and survey, the Office of the State Fire Marshal verifies that health care occupancies are in compliance with the State Fire Prevention Regulations. This also is in support of Department of Health and Social Service‚Äôs mission is to improve the quality of life for Delaware’s citizens “by protecting vulnerable populations.” Health care […]

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Day Care Facility Inspections

The Office of the State Fire Marshal conducts surveys, reviews and inspections to determine that Day Care facilities throughout the State are in compliance with State Fire Prevention Regulations. This is authorized by a request from the Office of Child Care Licensing (DSCYF) in order to meet their obligation to approve “providers” to operate Day […]

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Special Programs

Day Care Facility Inspections Health Care Facility Inspection Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program Reduced Ignition Propensity Cigarette Program Smoke Detectors Carbon Monoxide Detectors Public Relations

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