The Fire Marshal's office investigates the cause, origin and circumstances of every fire in the city where property has been damaged or destroyed. Further, the Fire Marshal's office investigates whether fire(s) result from carelessness or design.
Investigations are conducted within 24 hours of a fire. If, in the opinion of the Fire Marshal, evidence exists to levy a charge of arson, attempted arson, conspiracy to defraud or any criminal conduct in connection with a fire, arrests are made by the Foster City Police Department.
All evidence, information, testimonies and pertinent material obtained by the Fire Marshal's office in connection with each case is submitted to the prosecuting District Attorney.
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