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Don't Be a Dud: Use Fireworks Safely

​What’s the key to a happy holiday weekend?

Be safe, not sorry when you’re using fireworks.

State Fire Marshal Bruce West explains in this video


Get an Inside Look at the SFMD in Our Annual Report

​From hotel inspections to fire investigations to public education, the State Fire Marshal Division works across Minnesota each year to protect lives and property.

Learn more about what the division did in 2015 in our annual report.  


​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.