Vancouver Fire Rescue Services in your community

Book a tour of your local fire hall to learn fire and life safety

Besides being the first to respond to emergency, medical, and rescue service calls, we also:

  • Promote awareness of fire safety and prevention
  • Attend community events
  • Host fire hall tours to teach fire and life safety to kids
  • Do charity work and fundraising to help improve the lives of people in the community

Request a fire truck to visit your event

We enjoy being a part of our great city, including visiting community events like block parties, parades, carnivals, and fairs.

If your organization wants a fire truck to visit your event, let us know 30 days in advance.

Request a fire truck

Tour your local fire hall

Remember the excitement of visiting your local fire hall as a kid, where the tour guide showed you fire and life safety skills and told you vivid firefighting stories?

We offer one-hour tours for children at Vancouver fire halls. Learn how you can arrange to visit a fire hall.

Find the closest fire hall

Find out more about our work in the community

Find other interesting information about Vancouver Fire Rescue Services on these independent community sites.


Vancouver Fire and Rescue ServicesSend feedback about Fire and Rescue Services

If you've taken a course with us, seen us in action, or just want to send comments about our service, send comments to us in our online form.

Did you know?

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services started in 1886 as the volunteer Vancouver Fire Brigade.

The brigade expanded so rapidly "as regards to equipment and efficiency" that in 1911 a committee of London businessmen rated Vancouver's service the third in the world, behind only London and Leipzig.