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Indiana Code Title 22. Labor and Safety § 22-14-2-4

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Sec. 4. (a) To carry out its responsibilities, the division may:

(1) enter and inspect any property, at a reasonable hour;

(2) issue and enforce administrative orders under IC 22-12-7 and apply for judicial orders under IC 22-12-7-13;

(3) direct a fire department to assist the division;

(4) cooperate with law enforcement officers;  and

(5) provide hazardous materials and counterterrorism:

(A) training;

(B) support;  and

(C) response assistance.

(b) To carry out the state fire marshal's responsibility to conduct an investigation into the causes and circumstances surrounding a fire or an explosion, the state fire marshal or a division fire investigator authorized by the state fire marshal may:

(1) exercise the powers of a law enforcement officer to prevent fires and conduct arson investigations;

(2) direct a fire department to assist the state fire marshal or division fire investigator;  and

(3) cooperate with law enforcement officers.

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