The office enforces all of the International Fire Code, NFPA and Delaware State Fire Prevention Codes.
The office conducts plan review of construction plans for compliance on the installation of fire alarms, fire sprinkler systems, fire suppression systems, and conducts field inspections for the compliance of the installations and testing of such:
In a coordinated effort with our property maintenance unit, they conduct yearly life and fire safety inspections of all fraternity and sorority houses.
This unit conducts limited fire safety education sessions throughout the calendar year
Annual Fire Safety Training to returning University of Delaware Resident Directors and Resident Assistance
Assists Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder in Pre-K to Grade 4 Fire Safety Education Demonstrations
Fire Origin and Cause Investigations
The City of Newark Police Department and The State Fire Marshal’s Office entered into a Memorandum of Understanding in 2015, that all investigations of fires deemed “suspicious” or those resulting in injury or death will be conducted by the State Fire Marshal’s Office. http://statefiremarshal.delaware.gov/investigations/