About Fire Services

Ottawa Fire Services protect us when there are fires, but they are also responsible for rescues, medical and hazardous-material emergencies. The department runs fire prevention, public education and emergency preparedness programs.

Fire Fighter Day 

You and your family are invited to Fire Fighter Day 2015. This annual day of fun with your Fire Fighters happens at the Cumberland Heritage Museum.  Come and enjoy all the museum has to offer with the added bonus of Fire Fighter competitions, demonstrations and activities. This event has entertainment for all ages and is a great opportunity to play up close with your local Fire Fighters.

Admission is FREE
Parking is FREE 

Bring a picnic or support the Fire Fighter BBQ on site.  There are competitions for the children, and education for adults.

 Sunday June 7, 2015 11AM-3PM

Cumberland Heritage Museum

2940 Old Montreal Rd.

-Just East of Cumberland Village -


Contact us

Ottawa Fire Services

Address: Ottawa Fire Services Headquarters
1445 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7L9

Phone: 613-580-2860 
Fax: 613-580-2864

For general inquiries, contact firerequests@ottawa.ca 
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Fire Prevention

General Fire Prevention questions/issues – not related to Public Education and station tours please contact fireprevention@ottawa.ca

To schedule public education events such as fire safety presentations, extinguisher training, the fire safety house, etc. please contact our public education division at fireeducation@ottawa.ca, by phone at 613 580-2658 or by Fax at 613-580-9613

When sending requests and payments for any of the following by mail, please send to:

101 Centrepoint Dr. 3rd Floor

Ottawa, ON K2G 5K7

  • Fire Inspections
  • File Searches
  • Fire Summary Reports
  • Fire Safety Plans (Request letter and payment ONLY)
  • Liquor Licences
  • Specific Event Burn Permits
  • Fire Drill & Safety Planning Review
  • Risk Safety Management Plan Review