Ministry of the
Solicitor General

Fire Marshal's Directives

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.

Directive

Title

PDF

Date

Table of Directives

2020-001 Total Evacuation Fire Drills in Schools During COVID-19 Pandemic
Note: see Communiqué 2021-07 Fire Drills and the Safe Re-Opening of Schools
PDF September 4, 2020
Revised August 2021
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

Note: see Communiqué 2021-05 New Platform for Registry of Vulnerable Occupancies and Standard Incident Report Filing

March 11, 2015

Revised June 2021

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

Note: see Communiqué 2021-05 New Platform for Registry of Vulnerable Occupancies and Standard Incident Report Filing

January 1, 2014

Revised June 2021

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