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Make Sure the Fire Department Doesn't Show Up at Your Next BBQ

​Busting out the grill for a BBQ?

Make sure you follow these tips to keep your grilling safe:

  • Never use a grill indoors and don't leave it unattended. 
  • Keep your grill clean. 
  • Move it away from your home and deck.

More tips are available in our grilling fact sheet. 

New Minnesota Fire Code Available Online

Electronic versions of the 2015 Minnesota State Fire Code are now available on the International Code Council's website. The new Minnesota code is based on the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC).

If you have questions on the new code, email our Fire Code Team.


​Featured Video

Video Description: Karen Hubert and her granddaughter Morgan were asleep when a fire broke out in Karen's home just south of Paynesville, Minnesota. Working smoke alarms and Morgan's quick-thinking gave them the critical seconds needed to safely escape the burning home.