Mission

The mission of the Division of State Fire Marshal, as the authority having jurisdiction, shall be to enforce and perform the duties required by the Comprehensive Fire Safety Act, and all other provisions of the general and public laws insofar as such powers and duties relate to fires, fire prevention, fire protection, fire inspection, and fire investigation and fire training.

The Division shall plan for and oversee the comprehensive, professional, and consistent enforcement of the fire safety code with the intent of making Rhode Island the safest State in the nation in terms of fire safety.

We dedicate ourselves to a lasting partnership with the community, to support a higher quality of life through public education, loss prevention and service response.