Investigations


A picture of a Lakeland Fire Department Fire Investigator

The Prevention Division performs investigations for all fires within the City of Lakeland that are suspicious in nature or unknown origin.

If you have information about a fire you can contact Inspector/Investigator John McGrath at (863)205-6694 or Fire Marshal Cheryl Edwards at (863)834-8261.  You may remain anonymous.

If you have information regarding an arson or explosive device incident anywhere in the state of Florida, you can submit an anonymous tip through State website online form or by calling 1-877-NO-ARSON (1-877-662-7766).