Fire Marshal

Fire Prevention Permits

The fire marshal for the Town of Webster issues permits for certain activities and operations that have the potential to create fire hazards. Fire prevention permits are required for uses involving:
  • Certain natural gas appliances
  • Chemicals
  • Compressed gases
  • Explosives and fireworks
  • Installation of wood stoves
  • Storage and handling of flammable or combustible liquids


The fire marshal is responsible for investigating the cause, origin, and circumstances of a fire. An investigation is done when a fire:
  • Damages or destroys property
  • Involves loss of life or injury to persons
  • Is suspicious in nature

Additional Responsibilities & Services

The fire marshal administers and enforces regulations applying to fire safety in commercial and public buildings through periodic inspections and approves the location of fire hydrants and fire lanes in the Town and Village of Webster. The fire marshal is available to provide fire safety programs to schools, industries, businesses, and other interested organizations.