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General Information

The Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division is ready to assist Minnesota fire departments any way we can. To the left in the gray naviation bar will find a variety of information and resources pertaining to the Minnesota fire service. 
Much of this information focuses on public education, an important part of our mission at the State Fire Marshal Division. You’ll find information and resources on these pages to help you reach out to your community and teach them about fire prevention and fire safety. 

News and events

Firefighter Training in Minnesota report

This report from Minnesota Management Analysis and Development discusses firefighter training in Minnesota.

Save the date for the 2018 State Fire Marshal Conference

The seventh annual State Fire Marshal Conference will be held April 3-4 at the Minneapolis West Sheraton in Minnetonka. The conference will again provide information on fire and life safety education, community risk reduction, fire investigations, and fire inspections.

If you are in need of hotel accommodations, a block of rooms has been reserved. Please see this brochure for more information.


Learn more about training and education opportunities for Minnesota firefighters on the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education website​

Contact us

The SFMD has three fire service specialists serving different parts of the state. Learn more about the specialists​ and how you can contact your representative.