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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic services are affected at City facilities. Check the COVID-19 page for more information. 

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Call 911 in an emergency such as a fire or other life threatening situation.

Welcome to Kingston Fire & Rescue Services. Our primary mission is to prevent fires and to provide a range of programs to protect the lives and properties of the citizens of Kingston from the adverse effects of fire, accidents, sudden medical emergencies, exposure to dangerous goods or conditions created by man or nature.

Kingston Fire & Rescue is a composite force of career and volunteer personnel providing services such as; fire suppression, rescue, environmental response, code enforcement and public fire safety education. Kingston Fire & Rescue has a total of ten fire stations, administration and emergency operations centre and a training facility, all within the City's 450 square km radius responsive to Lake Ontario, Collins Bay, Rideau Canal, Cataraqui River, Cranberry Lake, Leo Lake, Bateau Channel (north side), CFB Kingston, Fort Henry, RMC, St. Lawrence College, Queen's University, hospitals, government and high rise buildings, shopping malls, industrial parks, six Correctional Facilities, ten large boat marinas in addition to residential properties.

Kingston Fire & Rescue provides call taking and dispatching services to all fire departments in the County of Frontenac and is the coordinating agency for Mutual Aid matters in the County's of Frontenac and Lennox Addington.

Services provided to the public include:

  • Fire safety inspections, fire prevention and public fire safety education
  • Fire investigations
  • Enforcement of the Ontario Building Code, Ontario Fire Code, Fire Protection and Prevention Act, municipal by-laws, and fire control activities
  • Emergency response to: fires, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, environmental incidents, life threatening medical incidents, and marine incidents
  • Emergency planning and preparedness

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Effective today, Kingston Fire & Rescue (KFR) has lifted its total ban on open air burning. Prior to any outdoor burning, residents are advised t ...

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Firefighting ToddlerDoes fire-fighting spark your interest? Want to learn how to stay safe while having fun? Kids, parents and teachers can find fire-safety activities, games, the story of Sparky the dog, play safe cartoons, crafts, the Fire Truck Arcade and other fun stuff to explore all at

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