Life Safety Award

The State Fire Marshal Life Safety Award is in recognition of the extraordinary efforts performed by individuals in furtherance of fire prevention and life safety.

If you know someone who deserves this award you must fill out a nomination and submit the form to us.  The form is here

Previous nominees will also be considered, so please resubmit those applications! Provide a brief summary of how this person/department has shown extraordinary efforts in the furtherance of fire prevention and life safety. (i.e. redeeming character, act of kindness, circumstance becoming, particular incident, etc.)

Nomination deadline is close of business on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022. 

Nominations should be submitted to  or, by regular mail,

Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal
Attn: Robin Sudduth
1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62703

All nominee names will be published in our agency newsletter and on our website. 

Recipients will be presented the award during the Fire Fighting Medal of Honor ceremony in Springfield, Illinois on Tuesday, May 10th.