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Office of the State Fire Marshal

Investigate Fire... Arson... Explosions!

Consider a career in the State Fire Marshal's Office.

Deputy Fire Marshals The Office of the State Fire Marshal employs skilled and dedicated law enforcement officers titled Deputy Fire Marshals. Deputy fire marshals are certified police officers by the Council on Police Training (COPT) making them police officers AND firefighters. The deputy fire marshal in Delaware is one of the very few occupations that are cross-trained in two disciplines: law enforcement and firefighting. Lastly, the deputy fire marshal is trained and certified in C.P.R. and carry semi-automatic defibulators to respond to the aid of persons in need. The State Fire Marshal's Office also provides the lead role in fire and arson investigations, statewide.

The Investigations and Code Enforcement Division of the Office of the State Fire Marshal utilizes our law enforcement certified Deputy Fire Marshals to provide public service and promote life safety by conducting fire and post blast investigations to determine causal factors and the origin of such incidents, identifying incendiary fires and explosions, investigating Arson, detecting and preventing terrorism, pursuing and apprehending those responsible for violating our arson and explosive laws, investigating fatal fire/explosion incidents, assisting the Department of Justice with prosecutions for arson and explosive related offenses, and identifying accidental fire causes to establish proactive preventative measures.

Consider joining our team today!

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