The responsibility for fire inspections falls under one of four jurisdictions. It is important to contact the correct agency when requesting a fire inspection.
Federal Fire Inspectors
Contact: Local Fire Chief for information
Provincial Fire Inspectors
Provincially registered buildings such as bed and breakfasts
Senior’s care buildings
Initial liquor licensing
Contact: Nova Scotia Office of the Fire Marshal – 800 559 3473 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Municipal Fire Inspectors
Apartment buildings over 3 units
Re-application for licensing
Contact: Municipality of Cumberland County – 902 667 2313 – email@example.com
Local Assistant (as appointed by the Provincial Fire Marshall) with consent or request from owner.
Private dwellings with 3 or less units
Contact: Local Fire Chief