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Firefighters at Work, Charleston

 Public Education

Mission and Responsibilities

The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office, Public Education Division is responsible for duties that include, but are not limited to, the development and implementation of public fire and life safety programs and activities statewide and the administration of the Fire-Safe Cigarette certification program for tobacco manufacturers.

Fire Safety Resources
Fire-Safe Cigarettes (FSC)
Children's Fire Safety Section
High Risk Audiences
Legislative Initiatives for Public Fire Safety
The Case Against Child Locator Decals
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The Public Education Division promotes programs that aim to reduce loss of life and property through education via the following services:

- Older Adults Fire Safety
- Preschool Fire Program
- College & Universities
- Residential Fire Sprinklers
- NFPA’s RISK Watch
- Smoke Alarm Projects
- Special Needs/ Disability Fire Safety
- Emergency Needs/ Disability Fire Safety

Staff Listing

(Acting) Division Director:
Mark R. Lambert, Deputy State Fire Marshal
(304) 558-2191 Ext. 53233


Heather Bostic, Office Assistant II
(304) 558-2191 Ext. 53223



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