The Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire & Emergency Services Department is a volunteer organization made up of 110 firefighters who all work together to create an efficient and high-quality emergency service. With a dedication to prevention, education, and emergency response, it is Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire & Emergency Services’ goal to be high-performing, progressive, and visionary in the provision of emergency services within our community.
To protect lives and property through prevention, education, and response
To be high-performing, progressive, and visionary in the provision of emergency services within our community
Annual Report 2021
To read the Fire & Emergency Services 2021 Annual Report, please click here.
The intake for the 2022 recruitment process is now closed. Please follow the department on social media for updates on the 2023 recruitment:
The Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire & Emergency Services consist of five stations, 110 firefighters and 15 apparatus.
Open Air Burns
Permission to burn outside the urban boundary will be provided on an annual basis and can be processed through an online fillable form on the Town’s website.
In the event the applicant does not have access to the online form, the applicant can call the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake Customer Service Department or Fire & Emergency Services at 905-468-3266 prior to having a controlled open-air burn. (Offices are open Mon. to Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Residential burning is not allowed.
Please see the Guidelines for a Controlled Open Air Burn (PDF).
Residents are reminded that contravention of the Municipal Open Air Burn Guideline can result in cost recovery by the Fire Department in accordance with the Fee Schedule.