Burlington. Fire Department

Site: Burlington Fire Headquarters

Service: Public Fire Inspections & Fire Safety Education Programs

Record #: BTN0869
Last Full Update: 16 Aug 2023

Memos and Bulletins

Public Comments

Open air burning is prohibited in urban areas of Burlington and only allowed in rural Burlington with an open-air burn permit

  • for more information, including how to apply for a permit, see here

The provincial smoke alarm law requires owners, and landlords of rental properties, to install and maintain smoke alarms on all levels of the home

  • Smoke Alarm Assistance program will assist with installation/checks of alarms for those unable to do so (see below)

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-637-8207; 
Alarm Assistance Program 905-637-8207 ext 6236 
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
After Hours Phone Dispatch 905-637-8253
Fax 905-333-1570
E-Mail firedepartment@burlington.ca
Website www.burlington.ca/en/fire-and-emergency-services/fire-department.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Kimberly Csanyi, Public Education Officer; Email: kim.csanyi@burlington.ca
Alternate Contact Colin Lahey, Chief Fire Prevention Officer; Email: colin.lahey@burlington.ca

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Offers a wide range of public safety programs and services to support the community including fire prevention services, such as public education programs, as well as inspections and enforcement

Programs include:

Fire & Life Safety Education

  • offers customized presentations for local shools, businesses and community organizations
  • to request a presentation or learn more, email firedepartment@burlington.ca

Alarm Assistance Program

  • offered to Burlington homeowners over the age of 65 or residents with a disability that prevents them from maintaining their home's smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
  • designed specifically for people with no support network or agencies available to assist
  • for more information, see here

Burlington Fire Station Tours

  • groups, of up to 25 participants (must be 5 or older), can book a tour to learn about firefighting and fire prevention
  • individual and small group walk-ins are also welcome
  • for more information, including booking criteria, and to make a reqest, see online form here

Burlington Fire Truck Visits

  • offers important fire and public safety education in a fun way
  • firefighters share their knowledge and expertise and provide an up-close look at firefighting equipment and vehicles
  • for more information, including booking criteria, and to make a request, see online form here

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions

Contact for information

Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Station 1 - Fire Headquarters
1255 Fairview St
Burlington, ON L7S 1Y3
Intersection Maple Ave and Fairview St

Categories and Classification

Service Categories Fire Prevention Information ; Open Burning Permits

Agency Overview

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