Fire Marshals Communiques
The following is a list of the Fire Marshals Comminiqués.   Click on each applicable link to take you to the specific Communiqué.  
 

Communiqué Index: 2015

Number

Title

Date

2015-11

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 12, 2015

2015-10

Municipality/NFPP Community and Fire Department Profile Data Collection

May 12, 2015

2015-09

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Web Portal

May 6, 2015

2015-08

Aerial-Ladder Fire Truck May Pose a Hazard

March 27, 2015

2015-07

MSA FireHawk M7XT Air Mask Safety Notice

March 24, 2015

2015-06

Duty to Report Child Abuse and/or Neglect

March 23, 2015

2015-05

Amendment to Schedule 17.4 of Regulation 950, R.R.O. 1990: Wording to Designate Fire Code Violations

March 18, 2015

2015-04

Fire Services Long Service Medal Investiture Ceremonies

March 12, 2015

2015-03

Amendments to WSIB Operational Policy 12-04-02

February 20, 2015

2015-02

Assistant to the Fire Marshal Identification Cards

February 13, 2015

2015-01

2014 Communiqué List

February 13, 2015

Communiqué Index: 2014

Number

Title

Date

2014-22

Updated Order Forms

December 23, 2014

2014-21

Ontario Regulation 275/14: Fire Code Amendments to Clarify Requirements for Licensed Child Care Programs in Schools

December 22, 2014

2014-20

Ontario Regulation 256/14: Technical Changes to the Fire Code

December 11, 2014

2014-19

Review of Public Fire Safety Guidelines

October 23, 2014

2014-18

Amendments to Ontario’s Building Code Allowing Mid-Rise Wood Frame Buildings

October 22, 2014

2014-17

Ontario Regulation 194/14, Carbon Monoxide Alarms

October 16, 2014

2014-16

Kidde Recalls Residential Smoke Alarms and Combination Smoke/Carbon Monoxide (CO) Alarms

October 2, 2014

2014-15

Update on the Training to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians: Classroom Courses

September 17, 2014

2014-14

Update on IFSAC Accreditation

June 24, 2014

2014-13

Facilities Housing Vulnerable Occupants: Webinar on Related Regulations and Fire Marshal’s Directives

May 9, 2014

2014-12

Integrated Risk Management Web Tool

May 6, 2014

2014-11

Municipality/Community and Fire Department Profile Data Collection

May 2, 2014

2014-10

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

April 30, 2014

2014-09

Registry of Facilities Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

April 11, 2014

2014-08

Public Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Fire Code to Clarify Requirements for Licensed Child Care Programs in Schools

April 8, 2014

2014-07

Public Consultation on Proposed Fire Code Changes Regarding Carbon Monoxide Alarms and Smoke Alarms

March 25, 2014

2014-06

Update on the Implementation of the Training Strategy to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

March 18, 2014

2014-05

Propane Storage and Handling: Latest Developments

February 21, 2014

2014-04

Transition to NFPA Professional Qualifications Standards: Grandfathering Policy

January 21, 2014

2014-03

Ontario Regulation 365/13, Mandatory Assessment of Complaints and Requests for Approval

January 15, 2014

2014-02

Ontario Regulation 364/13, Mandatory Inspection - Fire Drill in Vulnerable Occupancies

January 15, 2014

2014-01

2013 Communiqué List

January 15, 2014

Communiqué Index: 2013

Number

Title

Date

2013-18

Staffing Levels in Care Occupancies, Care and Treatment Occupancies and Retirement Homes (TG-01-2013)

December 27, 2013

2013-17

Hawkins Gignac Act (Carbon Monoxide Safety), 2013

December 16, 2013

2013-16

Enhancing Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians: Compliance Dates for New Fire Code Requirements

November 29, 2013

2013-15

Reminder of Hazardous Dishwasher Recall

November 20, 2013

2013-14

Training Strategy to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians

November 19, 2013

2013-13

Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Accepting Feedback on Two Proposed Regulations

November 5, 2013

2013-12

Hydrocarbon Refrigerants

September 27, 2013

2013-11

Maintenance Trucks May Pose a Fire Hazard

June 28, 2013

2013-10

Firefighter Elevator Safety During Labour Dispute

June 17, 2013

2013-09

Hazards Associated with the Handling, Use and Storage of Ammonium Nitrate

June 6, 2013

2013-08

Relocation of Office of the Fire Marshal Head Office in Spring of 2014

June 5, 2013

2013-07

Aqueous Film-Forming Foams Containing Perfluorooctane Sulfonate Prohibited After May 28, 2013

May 23, 2013

2013-06

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 17, 2013

2013-05

Enhancing Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Vulnerable Ontarians, Ontario Regulation 150/13

May 10, 2103

2013-04

Transition from Ontario Fire Services Standards to NFPA Professional Qualifications Standards

April 12, 2013

2013-03

Termination of the Office of the Fire Marshal’s Plan Review and Approval Program

March 11, 2013

2013-02

Public Consultation on the Implementation of Technical Advisory Committee Recommendations to Enhance Fire Safety in Occupancies Housing Seniors, People with Disabilities, and Vulnerable Ontarians

January 14, 2013

2013-01

2012 Communiqué List

January 14, 2013

Communiqué Index: 2012

Number

Title

Date

2012-15

Smart Meter Installations in Ontario May Pose a Potential Fire Hazard

October 5, 2012

2012-14

Majestic Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces, Model Series FSDV22, FSDV30 and FSDV32: Delayed Ignition

October 5, 2012

2012-13

Flying Lanterns Pose a Potential Fire Hazard

September 19, 2012

2012-12

Fire Safety Inspections and Enforcement Seminar

August 31, 2012

2012-11

Staffing Levels for the Emergency Evacuation of Residents in Care Occupancies (TG-02-2012)

August 28, 2012

2012-10

Fire Safety Inspections and Enforcement (TG-01-2012)

July 13, 2012

2012-09

Office of the Fire Marshal Web Site Relocation

June 22, 2012

2012-08

Written Test Development Groups for Company Officer and Fire Prevention Officer Diploma Programs

June 22, 2012

2012-07

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers’ Survivors Scholarship Fund

June 11, 2012

2012-06

Public Consultation on the Next Edition of the Fire Code

May 11, 2012

2012-05

Norquay V. Woodstock Divisional Court Decision / Ontario Superior Court of Justice

May 2, 2012

2012-04

Use of Farm Buildings for Assembly Occupancy

May 1, 2012

2012-03

Guidance Notes: Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems and Wind Turbines

March 13, 2012

2012-02

Care Occupancies

February 10, 2012

2012-01

2011 Communiqué List

February 10, 2012

Communiqué Index: 2011

Number

Title

Date

2011-07

Incident Management System (IMS) Course Equivalencies

December 30, 2011

2011-06

Safe Practices for the Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs(TG-02-2011)

September 7, 2011

2011-05

Handling Flammable and Combustible Liquids in School Laboratories (TG-01-2011)

August 9, 2011

2011-04

Emergency Response Guides for 2011 Chevrolet Volt and 2011 Nissan Leaf

June 6, 2011

2011-03

Reducing the Risk of Fire on Your Farm

May 18, 2011

2011-02

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers' Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 18, 2011

2011-01

2010 Communiqué List

May 18, 2011

Communiqué Index: 2010

Number

Title

Date

2010-17

Ontario Firefighter Provincial Written Testing in French
Participants Requested for Review/Validation

December 22, 2010

2010-16

Lightning Rods Act and Regulation Repealed

December 8, 2010

2010-15

Propane Regulation (Regulatory amendments to Regulation 211/01 of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 stated in O. Reg. 464/10, filed December 3, 2010)

December 7, 2010

2010-14

LG and Kenmore Refrigerator Alert: Overheating Light Bulb

November 30, 2010

2010-13

OFM Web Site

November 17, 2010

2010-12

Notification Criteria and Contact Procedures for Requests for OFM Fire Investigators

November 17, 2010

2010-11

PFSG 04-08-10, Operational Planning: An Official Guide to Matching Resource Deployment and Risk

November 10, 2010

2010-10

Increase of Ministry of Transportation Rate for Fire Department Response Services on King's Highways

November 8, 2010

2010-09

Propane Regulation (Proposed regulatory amendments to Regulation 211/01 of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000)

October 6, 2010

2010-08

Propane Regulation

September 17, 2010

2010-06

Bernard A. Moyle Public Education Award

June 23, 2010

2010-05

Propane Regulations

June 23, 2010

2010-04

Ontario Fire College Programs for Company Officers and Senior Officers

June 18, 2010

2010-03

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers' Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 18, 2010

2010-02

Fire Marshal's Communiqué

April 6, 2010

2010-01

2009 Communiqué List

April 6, 2010

Communiqué Index: 2009

Number

Title

Date

2009-15

Coverage for Volunteer and Part-Time Firefighters and OFM Fire Investigators

November 24, 2009

2009-14

Display Screens and Hand-Held Devices 

November 24, 2009

2009-13

Assistants to the Fire Marshal

September 15, 2009

2009-12

Exemption for Volunteer Firefighters: Amendment to Ontario Regulation 555/06

August 12, 2009

2009-11

17th Annual fire and Life Safety Educators' Conference: "Educating on the Brink"

August 11, 2009

2009-10

Lockdown Procedures in Schools, Colleges and Universities

August 11, 2009

2009-09

Bernard A. Moyle Public Education Award

July 21, 2009

2009-08

Annual Compliance Report

June 11, 2009

2009-07

Flying Lanterns Pose a Potential Fire Hazard

May 27, 2009

2009-06

"Role of the Public Information Officer", a One-day Course

May 22, 2009

2009-05

Constable Joe MacDonald Public Safety Officers' Survivors Scholarship Fund

May 13, 2009

2009-04

Amendments to Proceedings under Part I of the Provincial Offences Act

April 8, 2009

2009-03

Maytag®, Jenn-Air®, Amana®, Admiral®, Magic Chef®, Performa by Maytag® and Crosley® Brand Refrigerators Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

March 23, 2009

2009-02

2008 Communiqué List

January 8, 2009

2009-01

Standard Incident Reporting 2009

January 6, 2009