About Us

The Fire Prevention Bureau, under the direction of the Chief Inspector, is assigned with multiple tasks.  The primary task is preventing fires; conducting inspections; cause & origin of fire investigations; elimination of fire safety hazards in all buildings; performing inspections under the Uniform Construction Code; plan review; and fire safety education.

The Bureau has 10 inspectors who cover over 52 square miles, conduct thousands of inspections, in an effort to keep over 90,000+ residents safe.

Mission Statement:

Our Mission is to provide fire safety education to the citizens of Toms River.

This objective will lead to a reduction of fire and their devastation upon our community.

Our educational goals are to provide an ongoing process whereby fire safety education will be delivered, reinforced, and sustained in schools, businesses, and civic groups alike.

Results of performance should be measurable and attainable for optimum results.

We further resolve to pursue codes, standards, and engineering practices that enhance fire safety in our homes and workplace, and to enforce existing regulations which embrace our overall mission.