Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, under- and above- ground tanks, boilers and pressure vessels, and elevators; firefighter certification and outreach; public education; and plan reviews.
Underground Storage Tank Information
The Petroleum and Chemical Safety division regulates underground storage tanks through registration to ensure the protection of public health and safety.
The Elevator Safety Division is responsible for implementing the Elevator Safety and Regulation Act through the registration, inspection, and certification of conveyances, and the licensing of contractors, mechanics, inspectors, inspection companies and apprentices.
Firefighter Certificaton and Training
Assisting local governments in improving the levels of education and training standards for local firefighters and administering the Claims for Reimbursement program for firefighter training costs.
Firefighter Training and Promotions
As part of the Illinois firefighter promotion process, a candidate's qualifications are evaluated by a Joint Labor and Management Committee (JLMC) Assessor. The JLMC assessors must meet requirements of their own which are also established by the JLMC. Certified JLMC assessors will be listed here.
Fire Sprinkler Contractor Information
Safeguarding lives and property by regulating persons engaged in the business of planning, selling, installing, maintaining, or servicing fire protection sprinkler systems.
Pyrotechnics License Information
Licensing of Pyrotechnic Distributors and Operators.
Fire Marshal Information for the Public
Services include criminal investigations (arson); inspections for fire prevention and life safety, private school inspection program, consumer fireworks information, youth firesetter intervention, and public education.
Illinois Fire Museum
The Illinois State Fire Museum is located at the corner of Main and Central avenues in the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield and has on display antique fire service memorabilia dating back to 1857.
Doing Business with the Fire Marshal
Information on Boiler licensing and license payments, elevator licensing and payments, fire sprinkler contractor information, pyrotechnic licensing, fire equipment distributor licensing, underground storage tank (UST) installation, UST contractor licensing and renewal, and motor fuel dispensing facility information.
The Division of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety regulates the construction, installation, operation, inspection and repair of boilers and pressure vessels throughout the state of Illinois.
Fire Department Resources
Information on firefighter education and certification, school inspection program, firefighter FD Mail login, Illinois firefighter memorial and medal of honor, line of duty death information, grants and loans to fire departments, NFIRS information and links, free smoke alarm program, youth firesetter interventionist requests and training of new interventionists.