What does the Town's Fire Marshal's Office do?

The Town of Babylon's Fire Marshal's Office protects life and property from fire and explosion and manmade and natural hazards through the efforts of investigation of fire and explosion incidents, quality fire protection inspection services, enforcement of the State Fire Prevention laws, data collection and analysis, and public safety education. The Fire Marshal's Office works with 11 fire departments and one ambulance corp, encompassing the 58 square miles of the Town of Babylon. The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for:

  • The enforcement of the NYS Fire and Building Codes, the Town Code, and the NFPA Code, as well as issuing violation and criminal appearance tickets for noncompliance with those codes
  • Restricting occupancy of a building or use of equipment due to violation of the law and adverse health and safety conditions
  • Investigation involving hazardous materials, homeland security incidents, inspections, plan reviews and education

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1. What does the Town's Fire Marshal's Office do?
2. Where is the Fire Marshal's Office located and what are their hours?
3. Who can I contact at the Fire Marshal's Office?
4. Who do I call in an emergency?
5. Do I need carbon monoxide detectors in my home or business?
6. Do I need smoke detectors in my home or business?
7. Is it legal to have a fire pit in a backyard?
8. Can I barbecue if I live in an apartment?
9. Do fire extinguisher's need to be inspected?
10. How do I dispose of an old fire extinguisher?
11. Are there Emergency Shelters available to residents in an event of a storm or natural disaster?
12. Can fuel be delivered to a boat, house or dock?
13. What is the contact information for fire prevention services in the area villages?
14. I had a Fire at my property, how do I obtain a copy of the Fire Report?