Fire & Rescue

Coquitlam Fire/Rescue Services responds to emergencies and protects the safety of citizens and property throughout the community. Key responsibilities include: 

  • Fighting structure and wildland fires 
  • Responding to medical emergencies, motor-vehicle incidents and requests for public assistance 
  • Providing specialized and technical rescues, such as those involving heights, industry, confined space, trench and water 
  • Responding to hazardous materials incidents 
  • Delivering fire prevention and education programs such as school education, fire extinguisher training, fire reduction instruction, juvenile fire-setter interventions and public relations events 
  • Conducting inspections in multi-family, industrial, institutional and commercial buildings for compliance to the Fire Code and related life safety regulations 

The department operates from four firehalls distributed throughout Coquitlam.