The Fire Marshal's office is responsible for fire inspections and investigations throughout Lenoir County. The Fire Marshal also serves as a liaison for the eight in-county and two out of county volunteer fire departments. The division consists of the Emergency Services Director, Roger Dail; Deral Raynor, Fire Marshal, and Fire Inspectors Thomas Bottoms and Justin Tilghman. The Fire Marshal division inspects businesses, industries, churches, schools, daycares, rest homes, group homes, as well as plan reviews and issuing fire permits.
NC Forestry can also issue burning permits: 252-520-2400.
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Safe Burning As we all know, our area has been greatly affected by fires this season. While there is no long a burning ban in effect for our county, you should still use caution when burning materials in your yard. We are still under some very dry conditions which could cause even the smallest fire to grow out of control quickly.
When burning, make sure you have the tools necessary to control the fire:
Also, don't burn illegal materials in your yard. You CAN burn the following:
If it grew in your yard, you can burn it
If you have any questions regarding what you can and can not burn, please contact our office at 252-526-6666 and we will be happy to discuss what you plan to burn and help you find ways to do it in a safe and responsible manner.