The Alamance County Fire Marshal’s Office strives to maintain a countywide presence through Fire Code Enforcement, Fire Prevention, Public Education, and Community Service while responding in a timely manner to reported structure fires requiring investigation.

Workload measures 2018/2019
Number of fire inspections conducted by FMO staff: 1,059
Number of fire code violations found: 687
Number of residential fire investigations conducted by FMO staff: 27
Number of commercial fire investigations conducted by FMO staff: 4
Percentage of fire investigated for which a cause is determined: 69% avg.
Number of after hours response for incidents other than structure fires: 20
Updated: 6/11/2019

To decrease wait time for customers, the FMO will respond to permit requests within 48 hours 95% of time100%
To address fire investigations in a timely manner, the FMO will complete preliminary fire investigation reports within 72 hours 90% of time100%
To continue to offer quality services, all Fire Inspectors will attend at least 8 hours of Fire Prevention continuing education annually100%
To ensure timely response, the FMO will review and approve and/or reject submitted plans within an average of 5 days 100%
To increase resident fire education, the FMO will provide the Citizens of Alamance County Fire Safety techniques/training at a minimum of 2 public events100%
To better analyze patterns and trends, the FMO will map locations of all working structure fires in Alamance County75%
To ensure safety, the FMO will complete 100% of general inspections facilityavg 59%