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Statutory Authority: 16 Delaware Code, Section 6604(1) (16 Del.C. §6604(1))
1 DE Admin. Code 709



709 Fire Service Standards

The Delaware State Fire Prevention Commission, pursuant to 16 Del.C. § 6604(1), published proposed amendments to revise Regulation 709 Fire Service Standards in the February 1, 2023 Delaware Register of Regulations. 26 DE Reg. 649 (02/01/23). The amendments seek to modify the process of addressing complaints and grievances, detail conduct that can be considered official misconduct of firefighters and fire companies, add a process for conducting investigations of firefighter injuries, incorporate and adopt additional National Fire Prevention Association standards, and make other changes.

Due to technical issues with the publication of the proposed regulation, the Commission will be extending the public comment period through March 10, 2023. The Commission will accept written comments to the proposed amendments from February 1, 2023 through March 10, 2023. Written comments should be sent to Sherry Lambertson, Executive Specialist for the Delaware Fire Prevention Commission, Delaware Fire Service Center, 1463 Chestnut Grove Road, Dover, DE 19904. Written comments may also be sent by email to the following email address:

26 DE Reg. 775 (03/01/23) (Gen. Notice)