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Mission Statement
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Linda Hale
Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal

Jerry Swain
Deputy Fire Marshal

23675 Belmont Ridge Road, Suite 150
Ashburn, VA  20148

Ph: 703-737-8600

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

Captain Mike Taylor
Code Enforcement

Captain Bud Herndon

Captain Leif Sundberg
Special Operations

The office is organized in 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.

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