Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety

If you suspect carbon monoxide in your home, get out immediately and call 9-1-1

Escape planning

Everyone must know what to do and where to go when the smoke alarm sounds. Take a few minutes with everyone in your household to make a home fire escape plan.

Schedule a station tour or community event

Learn about fire safety and prevention through our public education programs.

Ottawa Fire Services

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About Ottawa Fire Services - Learn more about the Ottawa Fire Services department including fire station locations.

Fire safety information - Learn about the importance of  detection and escape planning, fire prevention, outdoor fire safety and fire safety during the holidays.

Fire safety programs - Learn about fire prevention week, public education programs or donate your used vehicle to Ottawa Fire Services' training program.

Jobs in the fire service - Apply for full time careers, become a volunteer, or sign up for the summer firefighting training for young women.

 

How to Contact us

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

Open air fires: not permitted

A city-wide burn ban is currently in effect. Open air fires are not permitted. Please call 311 for more information.

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