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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)Lieutenant in the providing the following services: 

  • Inspections/Code Enforcement
  • Engineering/Plan Review 
  • Fire Origin and Cause Investigation

To request an inspection of your building, copies of an incident report or other documents, or to file a complaint about a possible Fire Code violation, please call the Fire Marshal’s Office at (860) 757-4530, Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. or at the following email below:

For requesting report/documents, please email us at:

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For requesting an inspection, please email us at:

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For submitting a comlaint, please email us at:

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Please see the link below on the new requirements effective February 3, 2016 for Special Events as stated in the Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Codes:

Special Events Requirement

The Fire Prevention Division has attached below the following links:

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.

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

Knox Box Application Form

Operational Permit Inspection Application

2017 Fire Prevention Schedule

Plan Review Procedures

Plan Review Application

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Hartford Fire Department
253 High Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-757-4500 main
860-722-2805 fax

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