• RECRUITMENT PROCESS UPDATE – MAY 9, 2016

    Please be advised that Stage 3 has been completed and all Candidates who have been successful in moving forward to Stage 4 – Medicals have already been contacted Human Resources. For those who have not been personally contacted by Human Resources, we would like to thank you for your interest and encourage you to apply

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  • Press Release – Chimneas and Outdoor Fireplace Safety

    Chimneas and Outdoor Fireplace Safety St. John’s – With more people using outdoor fireplaces and chimneas than ever before, it is important to always remember that anytime you work with fire there is a chance of losing control of it or getting burned. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) would like to remind all

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  • Emergency Response Equipment Display

    Emergency Preparedness week is May 1 to 7, 2016 The St. John’s Regional Fire Department along with Fire and Emergency Services-NL would like to invites the general public to help “Get Prepared” by attending a display of emergency response preparedness equipment on Sunday May 1 from 1 to 3:30 pm at the Paradise Town Hall,

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  • Press Release – Fire Extinguishers

    FIRE EXTINGUISHERS St. John’s – Many people already know the importance of having working smoke alarms in their home but St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) encourages home owners to take it a step further in fire protection. Fire extinguishers can give added safety to any home but it is important to know what you

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  • Press Release – Open Air Burning

    OPEN AIR BURNING – WHEN BURNING OUTDOORS, MAKE SAFETY YOUR #1 PRIORITY St. John’s – As spring approaches, you may be thinking about cleaning up your yard, or clearing land to build a new house, and you have brush or debris that you would like to burn. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to

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  • Press Release – It’s Time to Spring Forward

    IT’S TIME TO SPRING FORWARD – CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS, CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES   St. John’s – On Sunday, March 13, Standard Time returns to Daylight Savings Time at 2:00 a.m.   In today’s fast-paced world, we often forget to stop and do the small things in life that matter most. St. John’s Regional Fire Department

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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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