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Health and safety is everyone's concern. Edmonton's Emergency Services encourages you to be informed in order to prevent accidents and injury.

Learn some simple tips to prevent smoking materials fires.

When the fire hazard is extreme, the City of Edmonton may issue a fire ban to protect life and property
Small tools and tips Seniors can user to prevent fires, burns and other injuries
Fire safety tips for using candles in a safe way.
A smoke alarm is your first line of defence if there is a fire in your home.

With training and practice adults can use portable fire extinguishers to extinguish small contained fires.

Every year, home heating devices cause a number of fires throughout the city of Edmonton.
In order to use fireworks within the City of Edmonton, you are required to have a Fireworks Permit.
Statistics show that December is the most dangerous month in terms of electrical fires.

Steps you can take to prevent the buildup of carbon monoxide in your home.

The safety tips here can help you to use a gas or charcoal barbecue safely
Most destructive fires start in the kitchen. Never leave food cooking on the stove unattended.
In the event of a fire, you will not have time to consider your escape options

Fire Safety Concerns

What is a fire hazard or safety code violation?

  • Recreational fire pits that don't meet requirements.
  • Open burning without a permit.
  • Residential buildings that don't meet fire and smoke detector requirements.
  • Children playing with matches.
  • If you see an activity, place or thing that is a fire hazard or safety code violation, please report it to Fire Prevention at 780-496-3628 or
    Fill out the Fire Safety Concerns Form, and Public Safety and Education staff will investigate your concern.

Fire Talk

Fire Talk is information on fire safety and fire prevention, translated into 19 different languages.

Pets Are Part of the Family

In case of an emergency, help keep your pet(s) safe by planning and making preparations in advance.

For More Information

Fire Prevention Office
10465 - 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5H 0P5

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm (Closed on weekends and statutory holidays)


780-496-3628 (voicemail only)


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