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State Fire Marshal

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety


General information

The State Fire Marshal division offers classes year-round for inspectors, investigators, building design professionals, contractors and others. Classes are scheduled based on requests from fire departments, state agencies, companies and individuals. Instructors are members of the SFM division with successful track records in teaching adults. 

Fire marshal course registration system

Course list/registration

Check this page often to see what’s been added to the course schedule. And please contact us to discuss your training needs or make suggestions for new classes. You can see the course list or register for courses here. ​

Latest training opportunities

Oil and Hazardous Substance Transportation Awareness 

Moorhead firefighters attend an oil and pipeline awareness training sesson.

This training will focus on important safety considerations related to oil transportation via rail and pipelines. 

The cost of this class is reimbursable from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education through a special rail and pipeline training fund. 

You can learn more abou the training in this flyer.

Hazmat: The First Hour

This training focuses on safety considerations related to the transportation of hazardous materials through your community and the response of State Emergency Response Teams. 

This training is designed for fire, police, sheriff, EMS and community officials. The class is free of charge and provided by State Fire Marshal Division Staff. Learn more about the training in this flyer. 

Ethanol Emergency Response Training

Communities with ethanol production facilities or that have ethanol being transported through should consider this training around the important safety concerns related to ethanol. Learn more about the training in this flyer.

Statewide training and events calendar

The Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education has a detailed training and events calendar. Check it out for the latest opportunities. ​


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