Fire Marshal's Office

The Nashua Fire Marshal's Office is responsible to review all plans and inspect work to see that it conforms to all relative building and Life Safety codes. The City of Nashua is currently utilizing the NH State Fire Code as the standard which references NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2015 Edition, NFPA 1 Uniform Fire Code 2015 Edition, NFPA 13 Sprinkler Code 2013 Edition and NFPA 72 Fire Alarm Code 2013 Edition.

The Fire Marshal's Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00 pm. This division is also tasked with fire investigation, fire and life safety inspection services, fire plan review, public education and injury prevention programs.

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MODIFIED INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS DUE TO COVID-19

Inspections

Our office has begun to conduct inspections on a limited basis. Construction inspections are being conducted with the requirement that there is the minimum number of contractors on site during the inspection. Place of Assembly inspections are being performed during low occupancy time frames. In-Home Foster Care inspections have resumed with restrictions.

Temporary Outdoor Dining

Public Right-of Way & Private Property Outdoor Dining

Please click on the following link:

Nashua Outdoor Dining

Temporary Outdoor Dining Requirements (PDF)

NFPA Fact Sheet - Ensuring Safety as Buildings Re-Open to a New Normal (PDF)

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Fire Investigation


The Nashua Fire Rescue's ultimate goal is to reduce the incidents of fire therefore reducing the damage and injuries that result. When fires do occur and the cause needs to be determined, the Fire Marshal's Office handles those investigations. All Fire Investigators are certified and receive extensive training in fire scene investigation. Fire scene investigations take a great deal of time and our Fire Investigators work in conjunction with the Nashua Police Department in building cases where criminal prosecution is sought.

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