Fire Marshal

Safety is our goal!

Protecting Burlington's Residents, Homes, and Businesses

Burning Permits are now online, a $30.00 fee will be charged for each permit.  Click here to apply for a burning permit.

Burlington's Fire Marshal's Office does a great deal all year long to keep residents and visitors in Burlington safe from fire hazards. Working with other departments inside the community - especially the Building Department - the Fire Marshal is responsible for many things including:

  • Inspection of all public buildings and facilities regulated by the Connecticut State Fire Safety Code
  • Investigate cause, origin and circumstance of all fires and explosions
  • Issue permits for the use and transportation of explosives
  • Notification to the Labor Commission of fire hazards found in manufacturing establishments
  • Inspect all cargo tank vehicles and issue certificates of approval
  • Inspect all gasoline services stations
  • Inspect certain flammable and combustible storage tank installations
  • Inspect and enforce regulations concerning storage, use and transportation of liquefied petroleum and natural gas
  • Other hazardous materials inspection
  • Inspect and regulate all fireworks and special effects displays
  • Inspect and enforce requirements regarding sale and use of sparklers and fountains
  • Inspect tents (along with building official) as needed
  • Conduct review of plans and specifications for various occupancies and facilities being proposed within the town
  • Other various inspections as needed
  • Approve and issue burning permits of brush on residential property.  Permits may be found by clicking this link.  A $30.00 fee will be charged for each permit. 

If you have any questions, please contact us directly. All calls will be returned promptly within one business day.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Tim Tharau Fire Marshal
Deven Yudelson Deputy Fire Marshal