Office of the Fire Marshal

Contact Us

Physical Address
1225 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Phone: 540-658-8648

Fire MarshalThe Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of residents, business, visitors and first-responders from the devastating consequences of fires, explosions and hazardous materials throughout Stafford County. The cumulative efforts of inspections, investigations, and innovation by the Fire Marshal’s Office helps to prevent emergency incidents, lower property insurance costs, foster sustainable economic development, reduce firefighter injuries and increase the quality of life in Stafford County.

As the primary agency enforcing the Fire Prevention Code, the FMO continuously coordinates with a variety of agency partners including the Stafford County Building Official as well as the Sheriff's Office, ATF and other law enforcement agencies.

ARSON TIP LINE: 540-658-8574

Burn Laws
Please call before you burn  540-658-4440; it's the law! 
Click here for Burn Law Information

Commercial Cooking
Information for businesses conducting commercial cooking operations is available here.
Fire Protection System Inspection Tags 
Information about annual fire protection system inspection tags is available here.

Food Truck Permits
For information regarding permits for food trucks, click here.


View the 2023 Permissible Fireworks

Smoke Alarms
In need of a smoke alarm? Fill out this form here and select "smoke alarm installation". 

Crowd Management
Crowd Management certification. For training, click here or here.

Knox Box Information
Installation Guidelines

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