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SFM helps the public of Illinois with the knowledge and resources to enhance fire safety awareness.

From public education to fire safety campaigns, you can find an array of information here.

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The Illinois Fire Service can find any and all information available through SFM and perform many tasks mandated by the state online

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SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) wants to encourage residents to take a proactive approach to preventing carbon monoxide poisoning this year. Carbon monoxide (CO) causes sickness and can lead to death if not detected. Taking simple preventative measures can help keep families safe.

SPRIGFIELD - As the holidays fast approach, the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds the public about the dangers of home fire incidents involving Christmas trees and decorations during the months of December and January. Christmas trees, holiday decorations, overloaded extension cords, and the use of candles are linked to seasonal homes fires during the holiday season.

SPRINGFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn and Illinois State Fire Marshal Larry Matkaitis today announced a $945,845 investment to help 50 fire departments across the state purchase safety equipment, protective clothing, breathing apparatus and other tools for firefighters. These investments are supported by a small percentage of the sales of all fire insurance sold in Illinois. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to ensure the safety of people in every community across Illinois.

CHICAGO – With an early blast of winter hitting Illinois, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) today warned the public not to rely on kitchen ovens for heat and to use caution and common sense when using space heaters.

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is urging residents across the state to keep in mind the importance of fire safety during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Reports from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) continue to indicate that Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires in the Unites States.

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Office of the State Fire Marshal
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Phone: (217) 785-0969   or   Email Us