The Office of the Fire Marshal

The Office of the Fire Marshal supports fire protection and prevention in Ontario. Learn more about its role, fire investigations, and provincial resources available to support Ontario’s fire services.

Read the Fire Marshal’s communiqués for official announcements about important fire safety and prevention matters.

Complete the registration form to receive access to fire safety public education, technical guidelines and other specialized resources.


Fire safety

Find information and tips about how to protect your home, loved ones and property from the impacts of fire. Learn how to:

Find out how to stay safe and protect your loved ones from carbon monoxide.


Municipal fire departments

Your local fire department is the authority for fire safety matters in your municipality, including matters related to Fire Code enforcement.

Contact your local fire department to report:

  • an immediate threat to public safety
  • a fire hazard
  • any other fire safety question or concern.


Legislation and Ontario’s Fire Code

Discover how the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 and the Ontario Fire Code establish fire safety requirements that keep Ontario communities safe.


Orders / Fire Marshal reviews

Learn what to do if you receive an Order under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act (FPPA).