Fire Department

Esquimalt Fire Rescue: Your partners for a safe and healthy community.

Esquimalt Fire Rescue provides the following services to the Township of Esquimalt:

  • Public education
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire investigation
  • Rescue
  • Confined space rescue
  • Medical aid, including spinal and automatic external defibrillation
  • Hazardous materials handling

The department has a Fire Chief, two Assistant Fire Chiefs, 24 full-time Firefighters, and one administrative staff member.

Fire vehicles include a command vehicle, a rescue vehicle, two fire engines, and a ladder truck.

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Photo of Esquimalt Fire apparatus courtesy of Doug Clement Photography.