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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

 Municipality Notice Regarding Applicability of Life Safety Code

 Pyrotechnics Contractor/Assistants Lists

 Illinois Fire Chiefs - Responsibilities, Mandates, and Resources


 Training Reimbursement Claims

 Notice to FDs regarding Electronic Permits


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 AST Statutes and Rules

 Elevator Maintenance Authorization

 LP-Gas Tanks Statutes and Rules

 UST Database and Contractors

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 UST Applications and Forms

 UST Operator Training

 Online Payments

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SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) announced today that on June 18, 2015, a Vermilion County Circuit Court issued a Default Judgment Order against Excellent Petroleum, Inc. for $365,000. The order came in response to the company abandoning a truck stop and leaving ten underground petroleum storage tanks unsecure, clearly in violation of the Gasoline Storage Act.

SPRINGFIELD – With the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, the Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds Illinois residents to leave fireworks to the experts. Many injuries and fires occur each year from these devices and therefore should be used only by trained professionals.

SPRINGFIELD – This week is National EMS Week and serves as an opportunity to thank the men and women who deliver emergency care across Illinois. Fire service-based EMS workers provide critical care to men and women who suffer injury or trauma and require emergency medical aid outside of a hospital.

SPRINGFIELD – Firefighters from across the state gathered in Springfield on Tuesday, May 12th, to remember firefighters who died in service and honor 39 other firefighters for their outstanding bravery and service to their communities during the 22nd Annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Firefighter Medal of Honor Awards Ceremony.

SPRINGFIELD – As a biannual initiative to keep Illinois families safe, the Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) reminds the public to change their smoke alarm batteries as clocks are set forward one hour this Sunday, March 8th, 2015. Daylight savings is the perfect time to ensure your smoke alarms are working properly. Smoke alarm batteries should be changed twice a year in an effort to prevent injuries and deaths in case of a fire emergency.

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

Phone: (217) 785-0969   or   Email Us