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Fire & Life Safety Division


Phone - 804-748-1426
Fax – 804-768-8766

Fire Marshal’s Office
P. O. Box 40
9800 Government Center Pkwy
Chesterfield, VA 23832

Community Risk Reduction
Fire and EMS - Fire Marshals Office

The Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshal, and Assistant Fire Marshal's are given the duty to

  • Enforce State and County fire codes
  • Investigate fires, explosions, and hazardous materials releases
  • Regulate
    • open burning
    • fireworks
    • blasting and explosive storage
    • propane tank exchange
  • Develop future codes that address fire safety


Ensure public buildings and other places of assembly comply with fire prevention codes. 


Determine the cause of a fire.

Fireworks Regulations

Regulate the possession, sale, and use of all fireworks in the county.

Blasting Regulations

Regulate the use, storage, and transportation of explosives and blasting agents.

Storage of Black/Smokeless Powder

Regulate the storage of Black/Smokeless Powder.

Portable Propane Containers Awaiting Use or Resale

Regulate the storage and propane exchange installation.

Contact the Fire Marshal's Office directly for questions regarding 

Environmental Crimes

The intentional spilling or dumping of anything hazardous to the environment is a violation local, state, and in some cases federal laws.