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Fire Code Questions, Messages may be submitted by email. Code staff monitor this email address on a daily basis and will respond to your question, usually within 24 hours, always within three working days.
Fire Sprinkler Questions, Messages from fire sprinkler contractors, designers, engineers and the general public regarding design, installation, code requirements, and other fire sprinkler system issues may be submitted to Division Fire Protection System staff
Bruce West, State Fire Marshal
(651) 201-7201
James Smith, Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal
(651) 201-7202
Jon Nisja, Supervisor, Data; Fire Code; Fire Protection Systems; Public Education
(651) 201-7204
Glen Bergstrand, Supervisor, Residential Inspections
(218) 721-4447
Tom Linhoff, Supervisor, Health Care/Correctional Inspections
(651) 201-7205
Barb Lundberg, Supervisor, Support Staff
(651) 201-7203
Robert Rexeisen, Fireworks Operator Certification; Consumer Fireworks; Explosives
(612) 386-4657
John Swanson, School Plan Reviewer
(651) 334-3217
Danay Freeman, Support, Day Care
(651) 201-7211
Marian Whitney, Support, Health Care
(651) 201-7213
Randi Samuelson, Support, Residential / Schools
(651) 201-7212
Scott Radke, Analyst, Forensic Investigation
(651) 201-7222
Nora Gierok, Support - Information Management / NFIRS
(651) 201-7209
Kevin Sedivy, Fire Service Specialist East
Kathi Osmonson, Youth Fire Prevention Intervention Specialist
(651) 201-7220
Forrest Williams, Supervisor, School Inspections
(651) 769-7784
Tom Jenson, Fire Code Specialist
(651) 201-7221
James Iammatteo, Chief Investigator
(612) 597-3981
Joel Paylor, Support, Data Team
(651) 201-7210
Angela Kappenman, Support, Healthcare/Investigations
(651) 201-7208
Amanda Swenson, Fire and Life Safety Educator
(651) 201-7214
Tate Mills, Fire Service Specialist West