Coquitlam Fire/Rescue is an established fire department comprised of over 160 career firefighters. We are proud to serve our community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our highly trained personnel are able to deal with many different types of emergency situations. Our crews are trained in fire suppression and as first-responders for medical emergencies. We respond to motor vehicle incidents, hazmat situations, and calls for general assistance. We also have specialized teams for different types of rescue situations, including:

  • Confined space rescue
  • High-angle rescue
  • Swift water rescue
  • Trench rescue

Community Involvement

The Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society is a registered, not-for-profit charity that provides support and funds to other local charities, foundations, and community groups. To find out more about how Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society gives back to its community, please visit the Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society website.

911 & Dispatch Services

E-Comm is the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and provides dispatch services for Coquitlam Fire/Rescue. This means E-Comm answers initial 911 calls and then transfers the call to another E-Comm representative to dispatch Coquitlam Fire/Rescue’s services as required.

Find out more about how 911 works and when to call 911 at the E-Comm 911 website.