To request a copy of a fire report, please fill out this online form.
There are 2 types of reports that may be available following a fire department response to an incident -- Fire Incident Report and Fire Investigation Report.
The Fire Incident Report is completed by fire / rescue personnel to document a fire / rescue response.
When a Fire Investigator is called to an incident to determine the origin and cause of a fire, the investigator will complete a Fire Investigation Report. A Frederick County Fire Investigator does not respond to all fires, therefore, there may be only a Fire Incident Report available. There are times when a fire investigation report will not be released. These time are:
Currently, there is no charge for fire reports and they will be released within 30 days of the request being submitted.
For general information regarding a specific location, for example environmental incidents or fire report history, please click here to send an email. Please remember to include your name, the address of the property, and your contact information.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) ensures patient information is protected. The County is a covered entity under HIPAA’s privacy and security regulations. Frederick County Fire and Rescue must follow these regulations when requests for EMS records are made.
All inquiries/request should be directed to:
Custodian of Records
Division of Fire and Rescue Services
5370 Public Safety Place
Frederick, MD 21704
All questions should be directed to:
Email Compliance Officer
You may submit your request in person, by fax, email, or mail to the address listed above.