The Fire Marshal's Office provides the following services:
  • Investigation of fire/arson scenes
  • Review of building plans and inspections of commercial construction as per fire codes
  • Inspection of emergency vehicle access for all building permits issued for the unincorporated Skagit County implementation of life safety inspection program in existing buildings
  • Outdoor burning permitting and regulation
  • Implementation and maintenance of other programs as required
    (i.e.: public education, fire works permits, etc.).

    The Fire Marshal's Office employs two full time staff members:

    **Fire Marshal, Vacant Position                         360.416.1841
    Bonnie LaCount, Deputy Fire Marshal                360.416.1842

    **Two Interim Fire Marshal staff members are on-call with limited hours. Messages left at this telephone number will be returned as soon as possible.


Burn Ban Information

Outdoor Burning,
& Recreational Burning

Fireworks Information

Outdoor Burn Permit Information (Pdf)

Campfire and Firepit Information

Fire and Life Safety
Inspection Form

New Construction?
Driveway Standard

The Fire Marshal's Office is a division of the Planning and Development Services Department and they provide around the clock coverage for fire responses..

See Outdoor Burning for burn permit, illegal burning, burn ban and other outdoor burning information 360-416-1840. Please note that we work in the field most of the time but we do check the voice mail frequently throughout the day. Please be sure to leave a message as we will return your call as soon as possible.

Fire Marshal staff is on call for responses to emergency situations seven days week 365 days a year.

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
On call 24/7
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(360) 416-1841

Emergency call 911

Outdoor Burning Hotline 360-416-1840