Fair, Carnival & Special Event Fire Safety

Staff from the Office of the County Fire Marshal would like to apprise or remind you of important fire safety changes to the 2006 State Fire Prevention Code that may affect your planning of events that include, but are not limited to, concerts, carnivals, fairs and other types of public gatherings for entertainment or amusement. There are important Fire Safety Requirements pertaining to cooking operations, crowd managers, general fire safety and tents.
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Ensure Compliance
The Fire Marshal's Office has been inspecting and assisting with the planning of many events held in Frederick County each year. If your organization is having or planning an event in which the public will be attending, please contact the County Fire Marshal’s Office to ensure compliance with the Fire Prevention Code and to prevent unnecessary delays or problems associated with the event.

Random Inspections

It is the intent of the County Fire Marshal’s Office to conduct random fire safety inspections of these types of gatherings to insure public safety and compliance with current adopted fire codes.