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Fire Prevention
Middlesex County Office of Fire Marshal
1001 Fire Academy Drive
Sayreville, NJ  08872

Ph: (732) 316-7171
Fx: (732) 316-7638

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

The Middlesex County Office of Fire Marshal consists of Michael Gallagher, Fire Marshal William Johnson, James Rinker and Keith Thedinga Deputy Fire Marshals and Linda Hopkins, Secretary.

The Middlesex County Fire Marshal Office is responsible for the enforcement of the New Jersey Uniform Fire Code and other County Fire Safety regulations for the County of Middlesex as well as the municipality of Dunellen, Highland Park, Middlesex and Milltown.


  • Major activities within the scope of the Fire Marshal’s office include:
  • Inspection of Life Hazard use
  • Inspection of Non-Life Hazard use (except owner occupied one and two family dwellings)
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector certifications for residential resale.
  • Fire Safety Compliance
  • Fire  Safety Permits
  • Fire Investigations to determine origin and cause.
  • Fire Safety Education Programs for all schools
  • Senior Citizen Fire Safety Programs

The office will be closed for all County Holidays.

Any questions related to inspections, violations, or investigations can be answered by calling the office.

221 S. Fifth Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Ph: (732) 572-3400