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Fire Inspections

The purpose of the city's fire safety inspection program is to eliminate hazards which contribute to the risk of fire or injury in Marion. The Marion Fire Department will inspect, pon request, any commercial businesses, family home or multi-family residences (apartments, etc.) within the City limits.


The goal of the Fire Safety Inspection Program are:

  • To reduce the likelihood of fire emergencies.
  • Prevent the loss of property and personal injury.
  • Contribute to the safety of citizens.
  • Control the cost of fire suppression and other emergency responses.

Items the Marion Fire Department looks for to include:

  • Readily visible addresses.
  • Properly installed and currently serviced fire extinguishers.
  • Exits that are clear, visible and correctly marked.
  • Electrical hazards, i.e., unapproved extension cords and multi-plug adapters.
  • Sprinkler, standpipe and special extinguishing systems properly serviced and tested.
  • Fire alarm systems properly serviced and tested.
  • Other potential hazards such as proper storage of flammable materials.

If you would like to have your home, apartment or business inspected for fire safety, please contact the Fire Chief, Mike Regnier

The Fire Chief of the Marion Fire Department is Mike Regnier. You can call the City Building, at 620-382-3703, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM to set up an appointment to meet with him. You can also send a fax to 620-382-3993.

You may also contact him by email at

If this is an emergency, please call 911.