Prevention Division

Office of the Fire Marshal
The Camden County Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for the operations of the Prevention Division. The Fire Marshal is appointed by the fire chief as the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) in matters concerning fire and life safety inspections, education, and investigations for all of unincorporated Camden County and the City of Woodbine.

The Fire Marshal's Office has 4 major responsibilities:
  • Conduct fire and life safety inspections of existing buildings and structures
  • Review plans and specifications for proposed buildings and structures, issue joint building permits with the Camden County Planning and Building Department
  • Conduct origin and cause investigations into all fires and assist with the prosecution of criminal acts involving fire
  • Present fire and life safety education programs to all citizens of Camden County and surrounding areas
To contact the Fire Marshal's Office please call 912-510-5865 or email