Richmond Fire-Rescue responds to the following types of calls:
-Fire and fire alarms
-Motor vehicle incidents
-Water, confined space, crane, and tower rescues
-Public service calls
Richmond has a reciprocal emergency response relationship with its bordering neighbours, the cities of Vancouver, Delta and New Westminster. Richmond provides backup services to the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) – airside operations.
Services are delivered from seven fire halls on a twenty-four hour, seven days a week basis. The Department employs over 200 fire personnel.
BlazeA variety of community education and fire prevention programs have been developed including:
-Home safe inspections
-Infant car seat checks
-Protecting your business
-Carbon monoxide safety
-School and community groups education visits
-Fire extinguisher training
A variety of community-based public events and forums are used to promote fire safety and prevention messages. To learn about these programs, please browse other Fire-Rescue pages on this site.
Member Since: 1997