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Life Safety Management (Fire Marshal)

The Emergency Services Life Safety Management Branch is responsible for enforcing the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code, conducting fire inspections, reviewing plans for new building construction, fire/arson investigations, county fire department coordination, hazardous materials response, and SARA Title III reporting in the unincorporated areas of Orange County.  The office operates during business hours for routine services, but is on call 24 hours a day.  Staff works with Orange County planning and inspections department to review plans for major renovations or construction of facilities subject to the provisions of the NC Fire Prevention Code.

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Fire Department and Home Owner Fire Insurance Ratings

NC Forest Service - Online Burning Permit System