Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) Structure

Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM) Structure

The Fire Marshal is the head of the Office of the Fire Marshal. Fire Marshal is a statutory position, appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Deputy Fire Marshal is also a statutory position, appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Should the Fire Marshal be absent or unable to act, the Deputy Fire Marshal shall act in his or her stead, and have all the power and authority of the Fire Marshal.

Visit the e-Laws website to read about the powers and duties of the Fire Marshal in Part III of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997.

OFM Sections

To manage our various responsibilities, our expertise is divided into sections. Each section has a distinct area of responsibility; however, staff work in a collaborative fashion.

The sections of the Office of the Fire Marshal are listed below. Click a section name to read about its key responsibilities.