Fire Marshal's Office

The mission of the Fire Marshal's Office is to preserve life and property from all hazards through prevention, life safety education, investigation, and enforcement of fire codes; and to provide technical assistance to fire departments, the public, businesses, and schools in obtaining these goals.

Fire safety services provided by the Fire Marshal's office includes, but are not limited to: Fire Education + Planning, Fire Inspections + Enforcement, Fire + Arson Investigations, Public Fire + Life Safety Education, Knox Box, and Plan Review + Permitting.

The Fire Marshal's office is located at City Hall located at 227 S Center Street.

Contact Us

The Statesville Fire Marshal's Office is made up of the Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal, and a Fire + Life Educator/Community Risk Reduction.


The Statesville Fire Marshal's Office offers Pre-School, School, and Adult Programs along with FREE Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms.

Fire Prevention + Education

The Statesville Fire Department's Kids Corner is a great resource for parents and children who are interested in learning more about fire safety and prevention. With a variety of fun and educational websites and activities, the Kids Corner provides a wealth of information that can help children stay safe and informed in the event of a fire emergency.

Kids Corner

A Knox Box is a small, wall-mounted safe that holds building keys for fire departments, emergency medical services, and sometimes police to retrieve in emergency situations.

Knox Box

The Fire Marshal's Office reviews plans for all new commercial and residential development within the City's jurisdiction and issues fire and special use permits.

Planning + Permitting

The Statesville Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire inspections in assembly areas, business, mercantile, factory-industrial, hazardous daycare, foster care, institutional, and educational facilities.

Fire Inspections

Safety Tips from the Statesville Fire Department:

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