Bureau of Fire Safety
Gary Greves, Fire Official
Watchung Municipal Building
15 Mountain Boulevard
Watchung, NJ 07069
 (908) 756-0080 x235

The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for a multitude of inspections and services to the public, including the inspection of  every business, warehouse, institution, and school facility on an annual basis to ensure they are not in violation of the Uniform Fire Code of the State of New Jersey.   Fire Officials also inspect new businesses during the Occupancy for Use application process in conjunction with the Zoning  Officer.  Homeowners who are selling their homes are required to contact this office  in order for inspectors to perform the required Smoke Detector, Carbon Monoxide, and Fire Extinguisher Inspection which is required by the State.  The Bureau of Fire Safety is also responsible for handling all complaints that appear to violate the Uniform Fire Code for the State of New Jersey.  This division also performs Origin and Cause investigations for all fires within the Borough.