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.

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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 
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

To schedule public education events such as fire safety presentations, extinguisher training, the fire safety house, etc. please contact our public education division at, 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: Permitted

Open air fires are permitted with the use of a burn permit. Please contact Ottawa Fire Services at 613-580-2880 prior to setting any open air fire.

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