Coquitlam Fire & Rescue

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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 more than 5,000 inspections each year 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.

Department Head
Fire Chief - Jim Ogloff

Contact Information
Emergency calls: 9-1-1
Non-emergency phone: 604-927-6400