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The Ocean County Fire Marshal’s office duties and responsibilities are set forth the N.J.A.C. 40A:14-1. Those responsibilities include:

  • To act in an advisory capacity to all fire companies/departments in the County;
  • conduct fire investigations pertaining to the cause and origin of fires;
  • conduct or review studies pertaining to the elimination of fire hazards;
  • conduct fire safety inspections for all county owned buildings under the New Jersey Uniform Fire Safety Act;
  • if requested, accept the responsibility of the fire safety inspection agency for a municipality or fire district under the New Jersey Uniform Fire Safety Act;
  • act as the training administrator of county training facilities and coordinate training programs with fire departments, agencies and established training committees;
  • offer assistance to families, units of government and mental health agencies including law enforcement for intervention in juvenile fire setting incidents;
  • provide for the prevention of fire hazards and initiate programs for public awareness;
  • provide fire departments with such assistance as necessary to coordinate, control or extinguish and fire situation or other emergency when requested by the incident commander or fire chief.
Office of the Fire Marshal
P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
Phone (732) 370-7360
Fax (732) 370-7370
Email OCFireMarshal@co.ocean.nj.us

Residential Resale & Rental Home Inspections
179 South Main St.
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
Phone: (732) 929-2088
Fax: (732) 929-2077
Email: OCFMSmokeDetect@co.ocean.nj.us

Fire and First Aid Training Center
200 Volunteer Way
Waretown, NJ 08758