Serving the City since 1911, the Burnaby Fire Department is committed to providing timely, professional and effective fire-related emergency services to save lives, property and the environment. Our dedicated staff serves the City via our 7 fire stations located strategically across Burnaby. Each of our stations is equipped with up-to-date vehicles and equipment.
Our highly skilled and trained team of men and women provide many services, including fire suppression and prevention, investigation, inspection, training, medical, vehicle extrication, technical and other speciality rescues, hazardous materials response and public education services.
Learn about fire prevention, request permits, inspection, investigation and other reports, safety presentation and more.
Apply for a burning permit or permit for storage tank installation or removal.
Our proactive approach and pre-incident planning help protect Burnaby citizens and firefighters from injury before a fire even starts.
Our public education program brings fire safety awareness to the public. You can find information and fire safety tips for everyone from school-aged children to seniors to workgroups.
A fire safety plan contains information and safety procedures for building owners, occupants and responding firefighters to deal with emergencies.
We inspect all commercial and multi-family residential buildings and businesses every year. Explore the documents below to ensure you're up to code before your building's inspection.
- Fire safety plan application form
- Persons needing assistance
- Vital information form
- Building maintenance
- Construction and demolition sites
- Fire drills
- New construction
- Self-inspection program
- Underground storage tanks
- Upgrades and improvements
- Warehouse storage
Request a fire investigation or an incident report by emailing [email protected] or faxing 604-294-0490. If you want to access another individual's information, you'll need a signed consent/authorization letter.
- Copy of fire investigation report - $200 (GST exempt)
- Copy of incident report - $100 (GST exempt)
We'll process your request after we receive the payment.
Explore the Fire Services Bylaw 2004, Amendment Bylaw Number 2, 2016 for more information.