The Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR) was created after the 1942 Cocoanut Grove nightclub fire that killed 492 people. It is a sixteen member board responsible for promulgating a comprehensive fire safety code 527 CMR for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
For further information on board activities, including, but not limited to: procedures for the adoption, amendment or repeal of regulations; availability of regulations; filing of regulations; and advisory rulings, please contact the Executive Director to the Board.
Board and Code Committee Meeting Notices
In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given a meeting of the Board of Fire Prevention Regulations will be held at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, Massachusetts in the Boards and Commissions Room at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018.
Additional Resources for Board and Code Committee Meeting Notices
Past Board Meeting Notices
Board Meeting Minutes
Click below for minutes of past meetings
The Board issues interpretations of the State Fire Code to ensure uniform application of the code across the Commonwealth.