Town of Stafford Fire Marshal
Thomas Finch - Fire Marshal
David Cornell - Deputy Fire Marshal
Mark Morrison - Deputy Fire Marshal
1 Main Street
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
firstname.lastname@example.org (Fire Marshall)
Monday - Thursday - 7:15am - 4:30pm
Fire Marshal Duties Include:
- Annually inspection of all buildings and facilities of public service and occupancies regulated by the "Code"
- Investigation of all fires and explosions in his jurisdiction
- Issuance of permits for the use, transportation and storage of explosives
- Enforces the Connecticut Regulations for flammable and combustible liquids and inspects all cargo tank vehicles associated with the transportation of these materials
- Annually inspects all storage plants, equipment and cargo tank vehicles at bulk storage plants for the storage and transportation of hazardous chemicals.
- Conducts site inspections of all fireworks and special effects displays for compliance with applicable State Legislation
- Inspects and enforces the Connecticut requirements regarding the sale and use of sparklers
- Conducts plan reviews on all new and existing buildings for applicable fire code requirements with the building official
- Enforces and performs all requirements regarding the Town of Stafford Fire Prevention and Protection Fee Ordinance 7-10, regulating inspections, permits and open burning
Open Burning Officials
Open Burning Official's may issue Open Burning Permits for the burning of brush by a resident of
The Open Burning Official must approve and issue a permit for burning. Residents are required to have a permit for any open burning. Permits must be requested by the resident in advance of the day they wish to burn, as there are many factors the Open Burning Official must review before authorizing anyone to conduct open burning.
"Brush" means shrubs, vegetation, or prunings not greater than 3" in diameter.
Garbage, paper, grass, metals, plastics, leaves, rubber, painted materials or demolition waste is strictly prohibited and violators will be subject to arrest and fines.
Sec.23-48. Kindling fire in the open. Penalty. Any person who kindles or directs another to kindle a fire in the open air, without proper authorization from state or local authorities or any person who burns materials that are prohibited from being burned by any provision of the general statutes, regulation of the state or local ordinance, shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars or imprisoned not more than six months or both.
Open Burning Officials are:
Thomas Finch - (Fire Marshal) Cell Michael Kenderdine Mark Morrison William Morrison
Warren Memorial Town Hall • 1 Main Street • Primary Department Hours: M-W: 8-4:30, Th: 8-6:30 • First Selectman Open Door: Fri: 8:30-Noon