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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Fire Code

​General information​

The links to the left take you to our information sheets, interpretations, policies, sample inspection checklists, the Minnesota State Fire Code and a new link to fire code training presentations.
The majority of the information​ sheets, policies and interpretations have been updated to the 2020 Minnesota State Fire Code. ​When an information sheet, policy or interpretation has been updated, it will be noted with *2020 MSFC.

Contact us

Fire code questions may be submitted by emailing the Fire Code Team.
Fire sprinkler questions may be submitted directly to the Fire Protection Team​​.

​Expected response time to code questions 

Code staff monitor the​se email addresses on a daily basis and will respond to your question. However, due to the current code adoption process and the volume of questions received, it may take up to a week before we are able to respond. If you don't hear back from us after one week, please let us know. Thanks for your patience.   ​