Fire Prevention

Under the direction of the City of Wilmington Revised Statutes and Codes, the Fire Chief is required to provide fire protection for the City of Wilmington. In addition to fire fighting, fire protection includes a wide range of fire prevention measures including the formulation and adoption of fire codes, inspections to insure compliance with the codes, investigations to determine the causes of fires, and education of the public regarding fire safety. The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for carrying out these duties for the Fire Chief.

Contact the Fire Marshal's Office

Mailing Address:

Fire Marshal's Office
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Phone: (302) 576-3120

Fax: (302) 573-7701

Inspection Hotline: (302) 571-4583

Smoke Alarm Hotline: (302) 571-4361


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