Local Enforcing Agency

  • The Bridgeton Fire Department, as the local enforcing agency, is responsible for enforcement of the Uniform Fire Safety Act within the City of Bridgeton, New Jersey.  Inspections are performed annually for life hazard and non-life hazards uses.  Permits are issued by the Fire Official.  All businesses within the City of Bridgeton must register with the Fire Prevention Bureau.

  • Fire Safety Registration forms are available from the at the firehouse (1 Orange Street Bridgeton, New Jersey) or online throught the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety

  • Todd Bowen serves as the appointed fire official and firefighters as inspectors.  Inspectors work 24-hour shifts and may not be available every weekday.  However, if you need to reach an inspector, you may leave a message by voice mail or email. 

Fire Official

  • Chief Todd Bowen

  • Telephone (856) 451-0091

Deputy Fire Official

  • Captain Michael Hitchner

  • Telephone (856)451-4250



City of Bridgeton homeowners who need a smoke detector may contact the fire department at 451-0091 or stop by the firehouse to pick one up.