Mission Statement

The Division of Fire Safety's mission is to protect the public and fire service through coordinated efforts in Code Enforcement, Fire Service Training, Public Education, Hazardous Materials Response, Fire Investigation and Urban Search and Rescue.  These efforts maximize life safety and property conservation and minimize environmental impacts due to fire, natural disasters and other emergencies in the State of Vermont.

2017 Fire Marshal Report

The Division of Fire Safety annually publishes the Report of the State Fire Marshal.  This report is a statistical analysis of fire and emergency incidents statewide with other fire safety information.  It is designed to equip the fire service and others with information about fire problems in Vermont.



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Seasonal Awareness

FLOOD and WINTER Storm Safety Tips and Resources

 Fire Safety Information Sheets   -       FLOOD SAFETY       WINTER STORM      

Highlighted Flood Resource Links

Vermont Emergency Management  http://vem.vermont.gov/

Vermont 211 http://www.vermont211.org/

FEMA - Flood Preparedness  https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/90164


National Weather Service - Flood Related Hazards http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/hazards.shtml

American Red Cross - Flood Safety  http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/flood

CDC - Flood Safety Tips  https://www.cdc.gov/features/flood-safety/index.html

Occupational Safety and Health Administration- Flood Preparedness and Response https://www.osha.gov/dts/weather/flood/index.html

Michael Desrochers, Executive Director
Joseph Benard, Deputy Director

1311 US Route 302 – Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641
Phone:  802-479-7561
Toll Free:  800- 640-2106