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Please review the guidelines before applying to book a KFR Fire Truck visit.

Book a Fire Truck for a Community Event

Guidelines & Application

  1. Application must be submitted 30 days minimum before the event using the online application form below.
  2. KFR fire trucks and crew are only able to attend your event as operational procedures and the day's requirements allow.
  3. KFR crews are on duty and may have to leave to respond to an emergency during your event and may not return.
  4. The event site must provide a parking space that allows the fire truck to enter and exit quickly for emergency responses.
  5. Fire crews will generally be available at the event for a one-hour block.
  6. Fire crews will be able to provide the following at your event (while remaining near the fire truck):
    • Fire and life safety information/education
    • Information on Kingston Fire & Rescue services
    • Displays of emergency-response equipment
  7. KFR may be available to attend the following types of events:
    • Community events (i.e. special events/ community awareness)
    • School events (i.e. fun fairs, career days)
    • Life-learning organizations (i.e. Boy Scouts & Girl Guides)
    • Childcare/day care centres (minimum requirement 10 children)
    • Church events open to the community (i.e. family days)
    • Community fundraisers for charity or non-profit events
  8. KFR is not able to attend the following:
    • Birthday parties
    • Store/business sales/event and/or grand openings etc.
    • Private parties
    • Political or religious services
    • Parades if actively on duty
  9. KFR is not able to provide the following:
    • Participation in actual event activities
    • Foam for activities
    • Water for pools or dunk tanks, etc.
    • Rides in fire trucks
    • Silent auction gift/bid/prizes
    • Traffic/crowd control
  10. Events being held during the following times will be considered:

    Weekdays - Tuesday to Friday:
    • 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Weekends:
    • Saturdays: during the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Sundays: submit a request for consideration

Fire Truck Booking Application

 

Kingston Fire & Rescue