Bureau of Fire Prevention

About the Bureau


The Edgewater Fire Prevention Bureau is open 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday and on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
 
We consist of the Fire Official, 6 part-time inspectors and 2 full time fire clerks. We are located at the Edgewater Fire Headquarters 838 River Road.

Duties


Our fire inspector's regular duties consist of enforcement of the State of New Jersey Uniform Fire Code, which includes:
  • Fire investigations
  • Investigation of complaints
  • Public education
  • Regular fire inspections
  • Smoke detector/carbon monoxide compliance

Edgewater Bureau of Fire Prevention Registration Form

Inspector Training

All fire inspectors are Certified by the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety and attend numerous continuing education seminars and training classes for fire inspector in addition to their required fire department training. All inspectors are certified in Arson / Fire Investigations and attend retraining on a regular basis.


Needs Assistance


Ask about our totally free of charge Needs Assistance Program or TOT Finder Program if someone you know is incapable of exiting their home in an emergency due to age, illness, etc.

Contact


Our Department Fire Clerks,Elaine Meagher and
Peggy Ferry are available to assist the public with: 
  • All permit applications
  • Answer any questions
  • Lock Box applications
  • Request for records
  • Scheduling of appointments
You may reach  Elaine Meagher at 201-943-1700, ext. 4116 or Peggy Ferry
at ext. 4115 during normal working hours or through our Police Department during off hours at 201-943-2201. 

National Fire Prevention Week- October 8-14, 2017

The Edgewater Fire Department will be sponsoring safety instructional lessons at all Edgewater Schools which will culminate with the annual Fire Safety Exposition at the Edgewater Commons at McDonalds during this week.

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