The Fire Service advises that persons wishing to dispose of any domestic waste, bulk
waste or debris, to do so via the Solid Waste Management Authority.
If there is smoke emitting from a coal pit, contact the Ministry of Health, who will provide information on the steps to take. If there are visible flames present, contact the Fire Service.
There are certain equipment and services, such as pumps and ladders, which can be rented from the Fire Service at various prices. For further information prices and obtaining the required forms, please contact the Fire Service on 1 758 455 6100.
If there is a fire, call 9-1-1. You can call 9-1-1 from a cell phone, or fixed line to notify the Fire Service of the fire.
If you notice a fire safety violation in a public building, contact the Fire Prevention Department on 1 758 455 6113 (north) 1 758 455 6198 (south). Please let us know your concerns. Do not call us if your concern involves a life-threatening emergency or fire,
however. In the event of an emergency or fire, please call 9-1-1.
Yes, you need to notify Fire Service any time you are planning a public event. Whether you are planning a big or small event, please complete and submit the Mass Crowd Events Safety Management Application Form so we can help make your event safe and
There used to be restrictions on height, weight and chest expansion. This is no longer the case, but you will be expected to pass strength and fitness tests as part of the
recruitment process. The tests are at a level that is achievable by men and women of all different sizes and builds.
The public is always welcome to visit the fire stations.
When you notice an approaching emergency vehicle, IMMEDIATELY pull to the left and stop. If you are approaching an intersection and see an emergency vehicle that is approaching the intersection from behind you or another direction, come to a stop preferably one or two car lengths back from the intersection.
A multi-purpose (ABC) fire extinguisher is best for the home. This extinguisher can be used on any type of fire commonly found in the home.