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 Code Committee Meeting Notices

In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 30A, Section 20, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Fire Prevention Regulations, including an advertised public hearing on proposed amendments to the Massachusetts Electrical Code, 527 CMR 12.00, 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, August 2, 2018.

If you have any questions please contact Richard Fredette, BFPR Executive Director, (Richard.Fredette@massmail.state.ma.us) P.O. Box 1025, State Rd, Stow, MA. 01775 (Tel. 978-567-3713).

 

Additional Resources for Board and Code Committee Meeting Notices

Minutes of Past Meetings

Click below for minutes of past meetings

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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