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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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Helpful Resources

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

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

We have an Online Education Program for Kindergartens we are excited to share with you! We also have booklets, games and videos for all ages.

Essential information for your family’s safety at home. Here are our firefighter’s general recommendations for your family.

Reduce fire risks for your family. Learn about common fire hazards in the home and how to prevent them.

Understand why fire extinguishers, smoke detectors and escape plans are important to have at home.

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

Have fun responsibly. Be aware of the fire risks that come with firework events, Halloween and other festivities.

Extinguish all your burning questions. From who to call in an emergency to smoke alarms, we’re here to support you and keep you informed.

Book Our Fire Safety Educators

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 (Recommended for ages 5+)
  • Fire Hall tours (Recommended for ages 5+)

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?

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 604-276-4156 or 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

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