Fire Marshal's Office

The goal of the Fire Prevention Division is to prevent and minimize the loss of life and property from fire and other emergencies through comprehensive inspection/code enforcement, engineering and origin and cause investigations that will effectively fulfill the mission of the Hartford Fire Department.

To accomplish our goal, the Fire Prevention Division is led by a Fire Marshal, a Deputy Chief who serves as the City’s Fire Marshal and oversees the Fire Prevention Program. The Division is comprised of two (2) units, the Fire Inspection Unit and Fire Investigation Unit. Each unit is supervised by a Captain who oversees six (6) Lieutenants in providing the following services:

  • Inspections/Code Enforcement

  • Engineering/Plan Review

  • Fire Origin and Cause Investigation


*New Private Job Rates effective 11/1/18*

2018 Private Job Rates



Fire Prevention Fee Schedule as of 7/1/2017


Incident Reports

(copies of fire reports, EMS calls, etc..)

Complete the Request for Incident Report form and submit via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Request for Documents

(copies of inspections, tank records, property violations, etc..)


Complete the Request for Documents Form and submit via email to<This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Inspection Requests

email: Fireinspection@hartford.g


Fire Complaints

 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Underground Storage Tank Removal Requests

Please fill out the Underground Storage Tank Form and mail to our office. 


Plan Reviews

Please see the Plan Review Procedures and submit the Plan Review Application to our office. (See  office hours above)


Knox Box

Please fill out the Knox Box form and mail to our office.

Sec. 13-5. - Rapid entry key lock box system.

*Once the fee is paid to our office, you may order the Knox Box directly from their website:


Pyrotechnics/Flame Effects/Fireworks

Fireworks and Special Effects Application


Special Events

Please see the links below on the new requirements effective February 5, 2018 for Special Events as stated in the Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Codes:

Special Events Requirements

Tent Application


Request for Modifications

Modification Procedures

Modifcation Form

The Fire Prevention Division has attached below the following links:

Fire Emergency Instructions


Sec. 13-56. - Permits for operation—Required; fees; revocation of permits.

Sec. 13-7. - Records of inspections, testing, and maintenance of Life Safety Systems—Required; fees.

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Fire Contact Marshall Office

Hartford Fire Department
253 High Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-757-4530 main
860-722-8249 fax

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HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM