» Fire Fighting in case of fire accidents.
» To save life & property of all citizens in case of fire hazards and in other natural calamities.
» Fire prevention & protection of all buildings, industries, commercial & public places etc.
»Inspection of all high-rise buildings & other establishments & assess their Fire preventiveness & preparedness & effectiveness of fire fighting equipments installed by the owners from time to time.
»Law & order duty with local police at Mela or any large-scale meetings & functions.
»To raise public awareness and conduct periodical training program from time to time and to organize demonstrations showing rescue operation during the fire & other natural calamities etc. to educate the general public.
»Arrangements of fire coverage at the time of visits of the V.V.I.Ps of the Country and outside as well as other dignitaries as per direction of the State Government.
»The S.F.S.O., Assam has a training institute known as “Regional Training Centre” which is recognized by the National Fire Services College, Nagpur. The Regional Training Centre imparts training to the trainees of the various states of the Country besides our own recruits as allowed and allotted by the D.G.C.D., Ministry of Home Affairs & National Fire Services College, Nagpur.