The Newtown Fire Marshal’s Office is located at 3 Primrose St. Newtown, CT, on the Fairfield Hills campus. The office operates with three full time employees and two part time employees. Currently the office is staffed by a full time Fire Marshal, one full time Deputy Fire Marshal and one full time Administrative Assistant/Office Manager and two part time Deputy Fire Marshals as well as one Deputy Fire Marshal/Liaison Police Department
The Fire Marshals are responsible for inspecting all occupancies in Newtown with the exception of 1 and 2 family dwellings for Fire Code violations and Life Safety issues, investigating all fires and explosions, issue blasting permits and inspect blasting sites, issue burning permits and inspect burning sites, issue permits and inspect underground oil tank removals, review plans for construction, additions and renovations to all buildings except 1 and 2 family dwellings, review new subdivisions and commercial sites for the installation of hydrants, dry hydrants and fire suppressions tanks, and assist the public with any fire / safety issue.
Also at the office are several Fire Safety handouts which are free to the public.