The Fire Marshal Office is with the Construction Office located in the Township Annex Building, 10 Reeve Ave. (White Building behind the Municipal Building)
The mission of the Haddon Township Bureau of Fire Prevention is to prevent fires and fire related injuries by enforcing the (New Jersey Uniform Fire Code & International Fire Code-NJ Edition) within Haddon Township. The primary responsibilities of the Bureau of Fire Prevention are:
- § Register & Inspect all structures/businesses within the Township, except owner-occupied residences, for compliance with fire safety codes.
- § Inspect all homes for sale to ensure smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, and fire extinguishers are installed and operating.
- § Investigate all reported fires and explosions that occur within the Township.
- § Issue permits for certain activities for which they are required.
- § Conduct safety lectures and presentations.
The Fire Official and all Fire Inspector(s) are required to undergo extensive training to become a Certified Fire Official and/or Fire Inspector by the New Jersey State Division of Fire Safety. Additional training is also attended throughout the year in order to keep certifications current. Fire Officials and Fire Inspector(s) are required to re-certify every three years.
The Bureau of Fire Prevention is on call 24×7 for fire related emergencies in the Township. This office investigates all reported fires and explosions that involve loss of life, serious injury, destruction or damage to property. All fires that occur within the Township are reported to the National Fire Reporting System. This office also provides assistance to surrounding communities and mutual aid departments with investigating the cause of fires and fire code compliance.
LOCAL ENFORCING AGENCY FOR: Haddon Township (Westmont, West Collingswood Heights, West Collingsood) & Audubon Park.
Office Phone & Fax
Office: (856) 854-1176
Fax: (856) 854-8773
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 7:30am – 12:00pm
Inspections are performed on the above days during normal business hours, however appointments can be scheduled to accommodate our businesses if necessary. Please call the Fire Marshal’s Office to schedule.
|Fire Official / Investigator||William Behnke FM-#15||Ext.# 6269 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Fire Marshal / Investigator||Ryan Sheppard FM-#15(A)||Ext.# 6276 email@example.com|
Fire Departments and Ambulance Corps
Two Fire departments serve Haddon Township residents: Westmont Fire Company and the West Collingswood Heights Fire Company. For more information on each respective Fire Company, please visit their websites:
Westmont Fire Company
120 Haddon Avenue
Haddon Township, NJ 08108
West Collingswood Heights Fire Company
152 Nicholson Road
West Collingswood Heights, NJ 08057
Two Ambulance Corps provide service to the residents of Haddon Township: Westmont and West Collingswood Heights, which each operate out of their respective volunteer fire companies.