Fire Marshal's Office

The mission or the Fire Marshal’s Office is to protect lives, property, and the environment through fire prevention.

This is accomplished through existing occupancy inspections, new construction services, public education, code enforcement, and fire investigation.

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Outdoor Recreational Burning is OPEN

Recreational burning within Battle Ground city limits is currently OPEN. 

Recreational burning refers to campfires in outdoor fireplaces or chimney-type devices. 

Prohibited: Residential burning and land-clearing burning of vegetation, yard debris or branched is prohibited within Battle Ground city limits. 

Regulations regarding outdoor burning is defined in BGMC 8.10.

Fire Inspections

The Fire Marshal’s Office has extensive training and experience in fire dynamics, evidence collection, and fire pattern analysis.  Fire Investigators work with firefighters and law enforcement to determine the origin and cause of fires. Fire Investigation aids in future prevention efforts and can also help bring criminals to justice. Contact the Fire Marshal for further information about fire investigation. 

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