About The Hamilton Fire Department

COVID-19: Hamilton Fire Department

Updated December 7, 2020

These programs/services remain operational:

  • Fire inspections for mandatory legislated inspections, life safety inspections and complaints regarding fire safety
  • Alarmed and Ready program on an as needed basis
  • Open Air Burn Permits available for purchase online, by phone (credit card payment only), in person at City Hall and via the drop box at selected Municipal Service Centers (Dundas, Glanbrook and Stoney Creek)

These programs/services are currently suspended:

  • Volunteer Inspection Program
  • Home Fire Safety Inspection Program
  • Commercial Inspections
  • Station, business and facilities tours
  • Community and public education events


Hamilton Fire Department Strong For You Logo against the Hamilton Skyline

Learn more about the courageous women and men of Hamilton’s fire service and the wide range of preventative and response services they deliver to Hamilton’s residents every day.

Fire Station locations

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. Learn more about where all the fire stations are located in Hamilton.

10 Year Service Delivery Plan

As approved at City Council on June 12, 2019 this Plan is the road map for the future of our Department as we continue to proudly serve the residents of the City of Hamilton.

Annual Reports

Contact us

Hamilton Fire Department
1227 Stone Church Road East
Hamilton, Ontario, L8W 2C6
Phone: 905-546-3333

Media Requests: HFDmediar[email protected]
General Inquiries: [email protected]
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HR Recruitment: [email protected]