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State Fire Marshal

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Governors Council Fire Prevention and Control

Mission Statement

The mission of the Governor's Council on Fire Prevention and Control is to provide a focal point for the exchange of information, to develop the best possible fire education, protection and prevention services for the people of Minnesota and to coordinate the delivery of this information.

Council Membership

Here is a list of current council members
Here is a list of member organization websites

Council Bylaws

You can read about the council's bylaws online.

Meeting Information

The council meets on the fourth Wednesday of the odd-numbered months at various locations starting at 9 a.m. If you're interesting in attending a meeting or submitting information for one, contact State Fire Marshal Jim Smith for the next meeting's location.

Annual Reports

Here is the most recent annual report​