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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 Fire Marshal's Office is located at 281 Phelps Lane, North Babylon, NY 11703 at the Town Hall Annex. The office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Fire Marshals are on call for response 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you are experiencing an actual emergency, whether fire, fire alarm, carbon monoxide or other hazardous condition related, immediately contact Suffolk County Police by dialing 9-1-1. For Fire and Rescue Dispatch in the Town of Babylon, dial (631) 226-1212. In East Farmingdale, call (631) 249-0474 for fire and rescue dispatch.
No, it is illegal to have an open fire or flame of any type on a property. The only exception is an outdoor grill, a similar cooking appliance or an appliance that cooks over a wood flame. You can only use the amount of wood necessary for cooking and the fire must be immediately extinguished upon completion. All wood must be seasoned firewood only. No fresh cut branches or debris. Residents are urged to never leave an open flame or outdoor cooking appliance unattended.
The Department of Emergency Preparedness has more information about what to do during natural disasters or storms, including where to locate designated emergency shelters.
If the Fire Marshal’s Office responded to an incident, you can get a copy of the Fire Report by first completing a Freedom of Information Law form at the Town Clerk’s Office at Babylon Town Hall. . Additionally, you can get a copy of a Fire Report from the Local Fire Department that responded.