Public Education

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You can never have too much safety information. Learn more about putting preventative measures in place to reduce the risk of fires in your home or building.

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For Newcomers to Canada

Welcome to Richmond. Here’s what you need to know about Richmond Fire Rescue and how we can support you.

For Rental Property Owners & Tenants

As part of shared building communities, being aware of the strata bylaws and rules helps keep everyone safe

For Your Home

Understand the risks of fire at home to keep your loved ones protected and informed.

Book Our Fire Safety Educators

Richmond Fire-Rescue Workbook

Want to learn about how to prevent or protect yourself from the dangers of fire?

The Richmond Fire-Safety Educator team is available for:

  • Fire safety presentations
  • Fire Hall tours
  • Presentations with our fire safety trailer

We offer these services to the following groups:

  • Elementary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Community groups
  • Seniors groups

How do I book these services for my group?

Please fill out the form below and provide a minimum of 2 weeks notice in order for your requests to go through the proper channels within the fire department.

I still have some questions. How do I get in touch?

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Personal information is collected by Richmond Fire-Rescue to provide the requested service or information.  The City of Richmond is collecting this information under Section 26 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please contact the FOI coordinator at 604-276-4165 or foi@richmond.ca if you have any concerns.

For large events on City owned property (parks, centers, etc.) you must contact the Richmond Event Approval Coordination Team (REACT) at 604-233-3304 or by email at events@richmond.ca.

In the event of an emergency, Richmond Fire-Rescue personnel may be dispatched to an incident at any time.

Helpful Resources

How to Create a Home Fire Escape Plan

An escape plan can save the lives of you and your family — when a fire breaks out you only have two minutes to escape! Your family needs to know exactly how to evacuate and your home needs to have working smoke alarms, so that you can leave the building safely. Learn how to create your own home fire escape plan!

How to Create a Home Fire Escape Plan
How to Create a Home Fire Escape Plan

Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan

Once you’ve created your own home fire escape plan, it’s time to practice your escape. Remember, you only have two minutes to evacuate when a real fire happens, so you should know your plan like the back of your hand. Practice makes perfect!

Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan
Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan

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