Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Fire Marshal's Directives


Directives are issued by the Fire Marshal under the authority of clause 9.(1)(b) in the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 (FPPA) when there is a need to achieve consistency in the application of certain technical or administrative requirements. Directives are issued to "assistants to the Fire Marshal" designated in subsection 11.(1) of the FPPA and it is the responsibility of every 'assistant to the Fire Marshal' to follow Fire Marshal's Directives.





Table of Directives

2020-001 Total Evacuation Fire Drills in Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic
Note: see Communiqué 2020-15 Fire Drills and the Safe Re-Opening of Schools
PDF September 4, 2002
2019-002 Notification of Fires and Explosions July 10, 2019
2016-001 Notification Requirements for Serious Fire Risks in Long Term Care and Retirement Homes PDF December 14, 2016
2015-001 Standard Incident Report (Sir) Filing March 11, 2015
2014-003 Inspections Of All Buildings PDF January 1, 2014
2014-002 Vulnerable Occupancies - Fire Drill Scenarios, Fire Drill Observations, Fire Safety Inspections  PDF January 1, 2014 Revised - May 2016
Annex A - Fire Drill Scenario PDF
Annex  B - Annual Inspection Checklist for Care Occupancies, Care and Treatment Occupancies, and Retirement Homes PDF
2014-001 Registry of Vulnerable Occupancies PDF January 1, 2014
2002-001 Disposal Of Material Or Thing Removed Under Authority Of Clause 15(1)(C) Of The Fire Protection And Prevention Act, 1997, As Amended December 2, 2002
1998-001 Tubular Core Doors Under Retrofit February 3, 1998