Board of Fire Prevention Regulations (BFPR)

Board of Fire Prevention Regulations

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 Subcommittee Meeting Notices

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Minutes of Past Meetings

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BFPR Interpretations

The Board issues interpretations of the State Fire Code to ensure uniform application of the code across the Commonwealth.

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