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The Hamilton Fire Department would like to know how residents feel about the services we are providing. Your responses will help identify what is important to you, where we are performing well and areas where we can improve.

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Le Service des incendies souhaite que les résidents donnent leur avis sur les services offerts.  Vos réponses nous aideront à identifier ce qui est important pour vous, ce que nous faisons bien et ce que nous devons améliorer.

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Service at a Glance

Contact the Hamilton Fire Department

1227 Stone Church Road East
Hamilton, Ontario
L8W 2C6

Phone: 905-546-3333

Fire Stations

The Hamilton Fire Department operates out of 30 locations across the city with 26 emergency response stations made up of either full-time or volunteer firefighters.

Fire Safety Programs

The Hamilton Fire Department offers several fire safety programs to keep you and your family safe:

  • Home Fire Safety Education Program
  • Alarmed and Ready - Smoke Alarm Program
  • Volunteer Inspection Program for Homeowners (VIP)
  • Hamilton Arson Prevention Program for Children (HAPP-C)
Fire Permits and Services

To ensure the safety of our residents and communities The City of Hamilton restricts the acts of open air burning and the selling of family fire works in the city. Below is a list of permits you will need to conduct an open air burn or sell fireworks and other common services the fire department provides. 

Fire Prevention

Fire prevention starts with you, here are a few precautions you can take to help prevent fire in your home. Discuss these precautions with members of your household and remember fires are easier to prevent then fight.

  • Smoke alarms
  • Carbon monoxide alarms
  • Fire safety tips
  • Home escape plan
  • Family fireworks safety tips
Fire Safety & Prevention tips for your Farm

A barn fire is a farmer’s worst nightmare. There are many steps that you can take to establish a good fire prevention plan to reduce the risk of fire on farm properties and keep your livestock safe.