• Press Release – Be Halloween Safe

    DON’T LET YOUR HALLOWEEN BE HAUNTED BY FIRE OR INJURIES St. John’s – Fire Prevention Officer Mike Maher of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) says Halloween is a highly anticipated night for children, but it is very important to keep your child’s safety in mind by following basic safety precautions to help prevent

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  • Press Release – Fire Prevention Week

    THE ST. JOHN’S REGIONAL FIRE DEPARTMENT WISHES TO REMIND ALL RESIDENTS TO MAKE SURE YOU “DON’T WAIT – CHECK THE DATE! REPLACE SMOKE ALARMS EVERY 10 YEARS”  St. John’s – It’s time for Fire Prevention Week, and from October 9-15, 2016 the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is joining forces with the National Fire

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    Theme – “DON’T WAIT, CHECK THE DATE” October 9th – 15th, 2015   In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, being held from October 9th to October 15th, 2016, the St. John’s Regional Fire Department have many events taking place throughout its Region and invite kids and adults of all ages to come enjoy the festivities

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  • Press Release – Air Cadets to Become Firefighters

    Camp ignites Air Cadets to become Firefighters! St. John’s – The St. John’s Regional Fire Department is hoping to ignite a fire in some Air Cadets and encourage them to become Firefighters! This Saturday, October 1st, teens from 508 Caribou Royal Canadian Air Cadets will begin a two weekend (four-day course) designed to introduce teens

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  • Press Release – Recall on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

    Consumer Product Recall (Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone) St. John’s – The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to inform citizens of its jurisdiction that Health Canada has issued a consumer product recall (Identification Number RA-60168) on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones. Affected Products: Colour Box SKU UPC Model Code Description Black SM-N930WZKAXAC 887276171883 SMN930WK64

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  • Recent Promotions

    Recent Promotions SJRFD Excited for its Newest Promotions. Given the recent opening of Paradise Station along with recent retirements, the SJRFD are excited to announce its latest promotions of Lieutenants and Captains. Congratulations are extended to all individuals in receiving their rank(s) and we wish them all the success in carrying out their new roles

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Message From Our Fire Chief/Director Of Regional Fire And Emergency Services

The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD), previously known as the St. John’s Fire Department and operated under the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador since its inception in 1892, was redefined in 1992 when it was transferred to the City of St. John’s and formally mandated to provide emergency protection to the cities of St.

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Dialing 911

When dialling 911, your call goes to the 911 Communication Center, located at Central Fire Station in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The 911 Dispatcher will answer your call with “911, do you need Police, Fire or Ambulance”?

If the call is Police or Ambulance related, the 911 dispatcher will immediately transfer your call to a dispatcher with the RNC, RCMP or Eastern Health.You can then speak directly with the emergency service you require. If your call is fire or rescue related, the 911 dispatcher will begin asking a series of questions to determine your location and details of the fire. The 911 Dispatcher will then send the appropriate apparatus to respond based on the nature of the call.

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