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When to Contact The Utah Fire Marshal’s Office:

  • Certification or Licensing: LPG, extinguishers, fire-Safe cigarettes, fireworks/flame Effects, & fire suppression systems.
  • Plan review information (State-owned buildings: K-12 schools; charter schools; state funded universities and colleges; hospitals; nursing homes; assisted living facilities; memory care facilities; jails and prisons; etc).
  • Government records and reports. (disclaimer: our office only has records of fire investigation that we assisted the local fire department with, all other records will need to be obtained from the agency who performed the investigation).
  • Arson investigation support for fire departments
  • Public education support/Youth firesetter support
  • HAZMAT support & training, including blasting permits.

When to Contact Your Local Fire Department:

  • Fire or Emergency (call 9-1-1).
  • Residential code questions.
  • Business concerns/questions.
  • Fire station visits.
  • School safety programs.

Main Office Number:  801-256-2390
Fax Number:  801-256-2386

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Ted Black –  State Fire Marshal – 801-602-7406  
Jon Ritchie – Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal – 801-864-3553
Jana DeMille – Administrative Assistant – 801-256-2384
Gina Proctor – Office Specialist – 801-256-2372

Venice Nia Kekauoha – Fireworks and UFIRS/NFIRS – 801-386-0570

Plan Examination
Kelly G. Snow Fire Protection Engineer – Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems – 801-554-5942
Shane Cook – Fire Protection Engineer -General Building Plan Examination – 801-702-7749
Jim Barnett – Fire Protection Engineer – Fire Alarm Systems – 385-434-4585
Sheri StevensFire Protection Engineer – Plans Examination – 385-249-8415

Fire Prevention Education
Andrew McCormick – Public Education Program Coordinator – 801-702-7748

Fire Investigations & Inspections
All inspection areas include State-owned facilities, schools, jails, institutional, and state-funded colleges and universities. Investigators are assigned as north or south on-call status.

Shane Maughan: 801-783-6579
Cache, Logan, Rich, and Section Manager.
Ryan Nelson: 385-488-3776
Box Elder, Daggett, Morgan, Park City, North and South Summit, Uintah, Ogden, and Weber.
Lane Oberg: 385-463-6810
Davis, Tooele, and State Buildings of Salt Lake County boundary of I-15 south to SR-201 to the
west to I-80 and back to the north border and I-15.
Reed Thompson: 385-488-3773
Granite, Murray, and Salt Lake. Excluding the State Buildings of Salt Lake County boundary of I-15 south to SR-201 to the west to I-80 and back to the north border and I-15.
Cory Feese: 801-419-9392
Canyons and Jordan.
Chris Hendrickson: 385-302-5411
Alpine, Provo, Wasatch, and Duchesne.
Rohn Peterson: 801-608-5974
Carbon, Emery, Grand, Juab, Nebo, Piute, North and South Sanpete, San Juan, Sevier, Tintic,
and Wayne.
Don Christensen: 385-287-4768
Beaver, Garfield, Iron, Kane, Millard, and Washington.
Mike Young: 801-864-1246
Special Projects


Interactive Map of Inspection Areas

Hazardous Materials
Art Deyo – Section Manager, Hazardous Materials Trainer – 801-618-9277
Paul Christensen -Hazardous Materials Trainer- 385-296-2529
Wade Francis – Hazardous Materials Trainer – 801-834-1271
Ryan Putman – Hazardous Materials Trainer – 801-440-7696
Steve Higley – Special Projects Coordinator – 801-726-1089

LP Gas / Fire Extinguishers / Hood Systems / Fire Safe Cigarettes 

Boyd CookSection Manager, LP Gas – 801-580-3443
Justin Cheever LP Gas – 385-831-5979
Keith Claybaker – LP Gas – 385-296-6447
Russ Sneddon – Fire Safe Cigarette / Fire Extinguishers /Fire -Suppression/ Kitchen Hood Systems – 385-434-9609

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