Request a fire incident report online

To get information about a fire, motor vehicle accident, or other emergency where Vancouver Fire Rescue Services responded, you can order copies of the fire incident report by email.

The cost of the report varies and depends upon the level of detail required in the investigation.

  • Reports with photos are a minimum $200 plus GST
  • Motor vehicle incident reports are $100 plus GST

Invoices are mailed separately from the fire incident report.

Request a report

Submit your written request to and include:

  • Incident type
  • Incident date
  • Incident location
  • Names of all people involved in the incident, if known
  • Fire Department case number
  • Your file or reference number

Reports are released only after all investigations are complete. You can expect to receive your report within 30 days.

Email your request

Requesting on behalf of someone?

If you are requesting a report on behalf of someone, also inlcude:

  • Signed consent form
  • Legal company name
  • Your contact information
    • Full mailing address
    • Phone number
    • Email address

Ask about your fire incident request

Tom Cooper
Assistant Chief
Emergency Communications
Vancouver Fire Rescue Services

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