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State Fire Marshal

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety


​​​​​The interpretations listed below represent the State Fire Marshal's determination regarding the enforcement of applicable sections of the Minnesota State Fire Code and are intended to represent how these issues should be enforced statewide.​​

The majority of the interpretations have not been updated to the 2020 Minnesota State Fire Code. The process to update will take some time to complete. When an interpretation has been updated, it will be noted with *2020 MSFC or (2020). ​

Fire protection program

*INTFP-07 is now addressed in the Minnesota State Fire Code. 

Fire code