Fire Marshal

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Fire Marshal may be paged (during off hours) at Valley Shore Dispatch 860-399-7921

Email

John Planas

jplanas@essexct.gov 

Darcy Roper

droper@essexct.gov

Phone

Emergencies: 911
John Planas: 860-767-4340 Ext. 146
Darcy Roper: 860-767-4340 Ext. 144

Fax

860-767-8509

Address

Essex Town Hall
jplanas@essexct.gov
United States

Key Contacts

John Planas
860-767-4340 x146

Duties & Responsibilities

The Fire Marshal serves in an oversight capacity over fire-related safety issues. This includes investigating instances of fire damage and inspecting all local healthcare and liquor establishments on an annual basis. Blasting and burning permits also originate from this office.

Smoke Detectors

Please remember to install smoke detectors in your homes, and replace the batteries when you adjust your clocks for spring and fall time changes.

Fire Prevention Brochure

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
John Planas Fire Marshal 860-767-4340 x 146
Vacant Vacant Deputy Fire Marshal
Vacant Vacant Fire Inspector
Darcy Roper Administrative Assistant 860-767-4340 x144
Kerry Berardinelli Land Use Secretary 860-767-4340 x119
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