Office of the State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy

Captain Monica Alexander
Government and Media Relations
(360) 596-4010 – office
(360) 596-4015 – fax

*** For Immediate Release***

Date: May 23, 2016
Contact: Lysandra Davis
Phone: (360) 596-3929
Twitter: @wafiremarshal

Tips For a Fire Safe & Enjoyable Memorial Day

Whether camping out or enjoying a backyard barbeque, the State Fire Marshal's Office would like to remind everyone to be careful with any kind of activity that could spark a wildfire. "It doesn't take much for a small fire to turn into a large blaze." says State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy, "Knowing a few fire safety tips will help everyone have a fire safe and enjoyable holiday weekend."

Campfire Safety

Barbecue Safety
General Fire Safety
For additional fire safety tips and informational brochures visit the Office of the State Fire Marshal webpage at or the United States Fire Administration webpage at


The Office of the State Fire Marshal is a Bureau of the Washington State Patrol, providing fire and life safety services to the citizens
of Washington State including inspections of state licensed facilities, plan review of school construction projects, licensing of fire
sprinkler contractors and pyrotechnic operators, training Washington States firefighters, and collecting emergency response data.


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