The Mifflin Township Division of Fire – Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for providing a cause and origin investigation at all fire scenes in the City of Gahanna and Mifflin Township. The investigators are trained by the State Fire Marshals Office and receive continuing education annually to maintain their skills as a fire investigator.
The investigators work with local law enforcement and investigators from outside agencies work on determining the cause and origin of all fires. Evidence may be collected at a fire scene and sent to the Forensics Laboratory at the State Fire Marshals office.
The investigators also work with many of the insurance adjusters and their investigators to assure finding a fire cause in a timely manner.