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Massachusetts Fire Code

Massachusetts Fire Code

The Massachusetts Fire Code is based on NFPA 1 - 2015 edition with Massachusetts amendments. On January 1, 2018, NFPA 1-2015 edition with Massachusetts amendments went into effect.

Fire Code as of January 1, 2018

As of January 1, 2018, the State Fire Code is based upon NFPA 1, 2015 edition. To view this code free of charge, go to www.nfpa.org, click on "Codes and Standards", select NFPA 1, Free Access, select the 2015 edition, click on "view". The Board of Fire Prevention Regulations also adopted Massachusetts amendments to the code to address situations unique to our Commonwealth.

Current State Fire Code

The current State Fire Code in effect as of January 1, 2018 is based upon NFPA 1, 2015 edition. To view this code free of charge, go to www.nfpa.org, click on "Codes and Standards", select NFPA 1, Free Access, select the 2015 edition, click on "view". The Board of Fire Prevention Regulations also adopted Massachusetts amendments to the code to address situations unique to our Commonwealth. To view the current 527 CMR 1.00 Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Code please see additional resources below.

Additional Resources for Current State Fire Code

Previous Versions of the State Fire Code

Code enforcement officials, architects, and engineers often to need to refer to previous versions of the State Fire Code that were in effect when a building was built or occupied.

Additional Resources for Previous Versions of the State Fire Code

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