Fire Prevention & Safety for Residents

The best tools for fire prevention are education and preparation. The Office of the Fire Marshal is here to assist you with those endeavors.

Fires are quick and can be all-consuming, and even if the fire can be extinguished quickly, damage to the home from smoke and water can be extensive and costly. There are simple tips that, if followed, can greatly reduce the risk to you, your family and your property.

Fire Prevention Ordinance (PDF)

Local Ordinance for enforcement of fire safety standards in the Township of Cherry Hill.

Tools to Keep You Safe

Simple but effective tools to keep you and your family safe in your home including smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers and home sprinkler systems.

General Home Fire Safety

Explore all the areas of your home and how to take precautions and prevent possible fires.

Home Escape Planning (PDF)

Make a plan to get out of your house quickly during a fire. Practice the plan with all family members.

Preparing for an Emergency

Know what to include in your disaster kit, first aid kit, and know how to be prepared should you need to evacuate.

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Consumer website for reporting or obtaining product safety information.