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 2021-22
1. Number of fire inspections conducted by FMO staff
2. Number of code violations found
3. Number of residential fire investigations conducted by FMO staff
4. Number of commercial fire investigations conducted by FMO staff
5. Percentage of fires investigated for which a cause is determined
6. Number of after-hours responses for incidents other than structure fires
7. Track number of times air truck is used
8. Number of structure fires 8am-5pm, M-F

Updated: 8/16/2021

GOALSPROGRESS
1) To decrease wait time for customers, the FMO will respond to permit requests within 48 hours 95% of time.In Progress
2) To address fire investigations in a timely manner, the FMO will complete preliminary fire investigation reports within 72 hours 90% of time. In Progress
3) To continue to offer quality services, all Fire Inspectors will attend at least 8 hours of Fire Prevention continuing education annually.
In Progress
4) To ensure timely response, the FMO will review and approve and/or reject submitted plans within an average of 5 days. In Progress
5) To increase resident fire education, the FMO and administrative assistant will provide the Citizens of Alamance County Fire Safety techniques/training at a total minimum of 4 public events.In Progress
6) To better analyze patterns and trends, the FMO will map locations of all working structure fires in Alamance County. In Progress
7) To ensure safety, the FMO will complete 100% of general inspections.In Progress