Fire Investigation

The Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal's Office is the designated agency authorized to conduct fire and/or explosion origin and cause investigations within Mecklenburg County jurisdiction, and services the towns of Pineville, Matthews, Mint Hill, Huntersville, Cornelius, and Davidson.

We also provide investigation services in the Charlotte ETJ, (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction), which consists of the Steele Creek, West Mecklenburg, Long Creek, Cooks, Robinson, and Carolina Fire Protection Districts.

The County Fire Marshal's Office partners with a variety of Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement agencies to ensure a thorough, detailed, and scientific based investigation process.

Our fire investigators are highly trained and certified professionals, focused on community risk mitigation and preventing life and property losses.

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Fire Investigation Partners

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department

  • Cornelius Police Department

  • Davidson Police Department

  • Huntersville Police Department

  • Matthews Police Department

  • Mint Hill Police Department

  • Pineville Police Department

  • N.C. State Bureau of Investigation

  • N.C. Office of State Fire Marshal

  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

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If you have any questions regarding Mecklenburg County Fire Marshal Fire Investigations please contact us at 980-314-3070 or email at [email protected] 

*All requests must be in electronic format

Fire investigations within City of Charlotte limits are conducted by the Charlotte Fire Department's Fire Investigation Division. They can be reached at 704-336-2922.

For visit the City of Charlotte Fire Department website for inquiries, inspection requests, property reports, or any other requests.