Progress report on recommendations from the Auditor General
The Office of the Fire Marshal's authority and responsibilities are contained in the
Fire Safety Act
for the provision of fire safety in buildings and for safe storage
of flammable and combustible materials. The office advises various levels of government
on fire-related matters, including fire protection. The office is also responsible for the
safe installation and usage of fuel gases and electricity.
To coordinate and facilitate the fire, fuels and electrical safety systems of Nova Scotia
The acceptance by all Nova Scotians, of their personal responsibility for preventing fire, fuels and electrical incidents.