Fire Investigations is charged with the responsibility of investigating all fires, explosions, or other emergencies within Prince George's County with unknown causes. Fire Investigators assigned to the office are responsible for the determination of cause and origin of fires and explosives.
They enforce the fire safety laws, as outline in the "Fire Safety Law of Prince George's County, MD", Subtitle 11 of the Prince George's County Code.
The Fire Investigations Division is responsible for:
The enforcement of the fire and explosives laws of the State of Maryland and Prince George's County
The reduction/elimination of arson, bombings, and other fire service related crimes
The determination of cause and origin of all fire and/or explosive incidents within the county
Bring to justice all violators of the fire and explosive laws of the State and County