Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal's Office seeks to provide a safe working and living environment for residents, workers, and travelers within Loudoun County. Key aspects of the mission include:

  • Investigation into the origin and cause of fire - and explosive-related incidents in the county as well as offenses related to threats to burn and/or bomb
  • Investigation into the release of hazardous materials
  • Juvenile firesetter Intervention
  • Proactive public fire and life safety education programs
  • Rapid and professional emergency response
  • Reduction of fire risk through abatement of common fire prevention code violations


The office is organized into three primary sections:

There are several special operational programs, such as the Bomb Squad and the Canine Program, however these are collateral responsibilities assigned to regular staff, which transcend section boundaries.

The Fire 4-1-1 Newsletter

Click on the image at right for the Fire Marshal's newsletter, "The Fire 4-1-1," to learn more about common accidental fire causes as well as fire safety tips and other helpful information.

More Information

Contact Linda Hale, Chief Fire Marshal or call 703-737-8600.

Accidental Fire newletter October 2017