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Fire Marshal
Protecting Health, Safety, & Property
The Fire Marshals' Office is designed to protect the health, safety, and property of the City of Petersburg's residents by seeking compliance with all applicable building, fire, and property maintenance codes. Emphasis is given to public education activities and code enforcement through the performance of inspections so that the owner or occupant is made aware of the necessity for fire prevention and property maintenance measures.

Additional Responsibilities
In addition, the investigation and prosecution of all offenses involving fires, fire bombings, bombings, attempts or threats to commit such offenses, false alarms relation to such offenses, possession and manufacturing of explosive devices, substance, and fire bombs shall be the responsibility of the Fire Marshals' Office.

City of Petersburg - Virginia