Ministry of the
Solicitor General


Fire Investigations

Under clause 9.(2)(a) of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 (FPPA), it is the duty of the Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of any fire or of any explosion or condition that in the opinion of the Fire Marshal might have caused a fire, explosion, loss of life or damage to property.

Fire Marshal's  Directive 2019-002 Notification Of Fires And Explosions