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It is the mission of the Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal to prevent deaths, injury and property loss by promoting a safe fire, building and hazardous materials environment for the citizens and visitors of New Hampshire through education, engineering, investigation and enforcement.

The Division of Fire Safety is lead by State Fire Marshal/Director J. William Degnan.

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More News from the Division of Fire SafetyNews & Information
In the News- FMO Newsletter (July) adobe acrobat reader symbol
Quarterly NHFMO Newsletter.

State Fire Code - Update - Effective June 30, 2016 adobe acrobat reader symbol
Effective June 30, 2016 the New Hampshire Fire Code or “state fire code” means the adoption by reference of the Life Safety Code 2015 edition and the Uniform Fire Code NFPA 1, 2009 edition.

State Fire Marshal's Award of Excellence in Fire & Life Safety - Program adobe acrobat reader symbol
The State Fire Marshal’s Award of Excellence in Fire & Life Safety program recognizes New Hampshire students in grades prekindergarten through high school that do an outstanding act in the area of Fire and Life Safety that benefits the lives and wellbeing of those around them. We want to recognize these hometown heroes!

Summer 2016 Safety Educator - Newsletter adobe acrobat reader symbol
Our June, July and August Calendar Annual Fire & Life Safety Calendar Contest Winners would like to remind you how to keep safe this summer with these very important summer fire and life safety messages.
Granite State Fire Service Support Team
The Granite State Fire Service Support Team (GSFSST) of New Hampshire is a volunteer team of firefighters that provides memorial planning and technical support to fire departments and families of fallen firefighters. This non-profit organization is now on Facebook. Please follow the link above for more information.

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Director J. William Degnan




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