Electrical cords in an outlet

Preventing electrical fires

Electrical fires are one of the top causes of house fires in Canada.

Electrical safety tips

Use the rule: one outlet, one plug. If you have any questions, speak with a certified electrician.

Find out more about fire and life safety

Vancouver Fire Rescue Services teach fire and life safety courses where you can learn valuable life and safety skills, and gain hands on fire extinguishing experience. Register yourself, or arrange for us to teach your group to prevent fires in your home, business, school, and other private and public places.

Sign up for fire safety training

Contact Fire Prevention

Monday to Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

600 - 575 W 8th Ave
Vancouver BC, V5Z 0C4