Fire Marshal

Union Fire District

Fire Marshal

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Fire safety program prioritizes prevention.

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About the Fire Marshal’s Office

The Union Fire District Fire Marshal’s Office Fire Prevention Program is committed to serving the residents of South Kingstown by prioritizing their safety and protecting their property. This program focuses on proactive measures to identify and minimize fire hazards, raise awareness about fire safety practices, and ensure compliance with town regulations. By fostering a culture of safety and education, the program aims to reduce the risk of fire emergencies and create a secure environment for individuals and families in the community.

Fire safety is crucial for the well-being of South Kingstown’s residents, as it plays a pivotal role in mitigating fire risks and enhancing overall safety. The Fire Prevention Program emphasizes education, prevention strategies, and regulatory compliance to minimize fire-related incidents and their consequences. Through these efforts, the program aims to promote a safe environment where residents feel protected and informed about fire safety practices.

The Fire Prevention Program of the Union Fire District Fire Marshal’s Office encompasses various components tailored to the unique needs of South Kingstown. This includes risk assessments, development of town-specific fire safety policies, prevention initiatives, education campaigns, meticulous documentation of inspections and incidents, and continuous improvement through evaluation and adaptation of fire prevention strategies. Through these comprehensive measures, the program strives to fulfill its mission of protecting the people and property of South Kingstown from fire risks.

Permitting Information

Residential smoke alarm and carbon monoxide Certificates are required for the resale of existing homes.

Smoke Alarm Inspections are conducted during normal business hours on a schedule determined by the Fire Marshal.

  1. Visit the Town of South Kingstown website here and click on “Apply Online”.
  2. Complete the form and pay the $30 registration fee.
  3. Call our office at (401) 789-8354 and ask for the Fire Marshal to schedule an appointment.
The $30.00 inspection fee must be received, prior to the inspection.

NOTE: You are advised to schedule your inspection to take place at least 2 weeks prior to your closing to allow for any deficiencies to be corrected.

The Union Fire District utilizes the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system for all plan review. The system is 100% electronic and no paper plans are accepted. All building related permits are issued through Town of South Kingstown’s Building Department. Fire Plan Review is performed under respective Building Permit, Mechanical Permit or Electrical Permit dependent on the scope of work.

Apply Online-Building Department

Tent permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system.

Apply Online

Tank removal permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘General Fire Permit.’

Apply Online

Fireworks permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘General Fire Permit.’

Apply Online

Underground fire service main permits may also be attained through the Town of South Kingstown’s ViewPoint Cloud E-Permitting system. Choose ‘Mechanical Permit.’

Apply Online

Note: Click here for the District’s requirements and form that must be completed prior to permit approval and then followed throughout the process.

The Town of South Kingstown inspects all work related to commercial fire alarms. Click here for more information.

Helpful Links

RI Fire Safety Board of Appeal and Review

Rhode Island State Fire Marshall

National Fire Protection Association

Fire Prevention Week

Sparky.org

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