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Calgary Fire Department

Our Mission, Vision and Values


Our Mission: to serve the community through excellence in fire prevention, education, protection and safety.

Our Vision: to be the international fire service leader.

Our Values of pride, professionalism, teamwork and respect guide our actions and guide how we work with the communities we serve.

The Calgary Fire Department is dedicated to the safety of Calgarians. Four platoons of firefighters located in 42 fire stations across Calgary provide a range of emergency and non-emergency services. Emergency services include response to fires, emergency medical incidents, chemical and hazardous materials releases and motor vehicle collisions. In addition, we provide specialized rescue services in high or collapsed structures, confined spaces, on our waterways or in situations caused by weather events.

Our Calgary Fire Incident Map shows the types and number of incidents we attend in each area of the city.

Demonstrating excellence

The Calgary Fire Department is an accredited agency with the Commission of Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). Accreditation is about striving for excellence, and ensures we continue to improve our service to Calgarians.

We are one of only seven Canadian fire services who have received this designation. Of more than 33,000 fire agencies across North America, only 201 have achieved this status.

To learn more about the policies and strategies that guide us, download the documents below.

Fire stations and facilities


Where is my local fire station?

Learn where your local fire station is and about how you can take a tour.

Find a fire station

Fire safety and prevention


How can I be fire safe?

Learn how to prevent and escape from a fire.

Get started with fire safety

Fire codes, permits and inspections


What are fire codes and permits?

Learn how our investigations team can assist with fire permit approvals, occupancy levels and compliance inspections to ensure fire code requirements are met.

Learn more

Recruitment


Do you want to be a firefighter?

Firefighting can be a challenging, exciting, and fulfilling career. Applying to the Calgary Fire Department is competitive and has multiple steps.

What do I need to do?

Programs


What programs do we offer?

We offer a variety of programs for all ages to increase knowledge about fire safety.

Learn more

Fire bans and advisories


What is a fire ban or advisory?

Fire safety advisories and bans are put in place to notify the public about conditions which present a fire risk.

Find out if there is a fire ban

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