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Christmas Tree Fire Turns Devastating Within Seconds

A live Christmas tree burn shows just how quickly a dried-out Christmas tree burns, with flashover occurring in less than one minute, as compared to a well-watered tree, which burns at a much slower rate. Take care to water your tree, so that it doesn’t become a fire hazard. 

This fundamentals session of #IAEINewsLive focuses on holiday electrical safety. Let’s have a live discussion about keeping things safe these holidays. What we discuss during this session transcends holidays and should be kept in mind all year round. 


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Wyoming State Fire Marshal 


   Byron Mathews

Wyoming Deputy Director/Assistant State Fire Marshal

State Fire Marshal Byron Mathews appointed Monica Colby as Deputy Director/Assistant State Fire Marshal as of August, 2023.

Deputy Director/Assistant State Fire Marshal Monica Colby is joining the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety after working for the Rapid City Fire Department, South Dakota for over 10 years. The department welcomes Monica’s expertise in fire and life safety education and program evaluation with strategic data analysis.  In her career she has served the fire service for over 20 years.  Her additional knowledge and strengths cover teaching & training, NFIRS, fire safety with risk reduction initiatives.   She carries a master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Emergency Management and her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Fire Administration.

Wyoming State Assistant Fire Marshal

Deputy Director  Monica Colby

State of Wyoming Adopted Codes

In the State of Wyoming on September 22, 2021 adopted the 2021 International Codes. 

The following codes apply: 

2021 International Fire Code 

2021 International Building Code

2021 International Fuel & Gas Code 

2021 International Mechanical Code

2021 International Existing Building Code

2023 edition of the National Electrical Code 

Effective July 1, 2023 the 2023 edition of the National Electrical Code will be in effect.