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Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal

General Information

Contacts: Mark Morrison - Fire Marshal
Location: 1 Main Street Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Phone: (860) 851-8103
Fax: (860) 684-1782
Emails: (Fire Marshal)

Monday - Wednesday - 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thursdays - 8:00am-6:30pm
Office Hours by appointment

The local Fire Marshal is required to perform a variety of important duties. The principal function is to administer the Connecticut Fire Safety/Prevention Code as it relates to the Town of Stafford's buildings and structures.
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 that occur in the Town of Stafford
  • Investigate all complaints of fire safety concerns
  • Issuance of permits for the use, transportation and storage of explosives
  • Enforces the Connecticut Regulations for flammable and combustible liquids 
  • Annually inspects all storage plants,  and equipment 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
  • Inspect tents and portable structures for compliance with the Connecticut Fire Safety Code
  • Conducts plan reviews on all new and existing buildings for applicable fire code requirements with the building official
  • Provide safety tips, public education and give fire safety advice to the general public
  • Enforces and performs all requirements regarding the Town of Stafford Fire Prevention and Protection Fee Ordinance 7-10, regulating inspections, permits and open burning.