Fire Prevention & Life SafetyFire Prevention is a core function of the Department. The Department offers a variety of prevention education as well as courtesy business inspections. Contact the Department at 804-633-9831 if you would like a fire prevention presentation for your daycare, civic, or faith group.
Fire InvestigationsThe Department staffs a team of Investigators that work to determine fire causes. Following a fire, many homeowners are asked to provide a copy of a fire report for insurance purposes. To obtain a copy of a fire report call 804-633-9831 or email the team.
After FireThe Department has developed an After the Fire Brochure (PDF) to assist homeowners in the event of fire losses.
Fire Prevention InformationThe following links have been provided to help you and your families prevent fires in and out of your home:
- US Forest Service - Wild Land Fire Prevention
- USFA - Fire Prevention
- Virginia Department of Forestry
Fireworks & Open Burning PermitsCaroline County regulates both the display of fireworks and open burning through local ordinances. A no-cost permit and site inspection are required for both. The following are links for these processes:
- Caroline County Fireworks Permit Application (PDF)
- Caroline County Fireworks Permit Process (PDF)
- Caroline County Open Burning Permit (PDF)
- Caroline County Open Burning Permit Process (PDF)