• 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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  • Press Release – Firefighter Recruit Ceremony

    SJRFD Firefighter Recruit Ceremony St. John’s – The Fire Chief of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD), along with representatives from the City of St. John’s, City of Mount Pearl, Town of Paradise and IAFF Local 1075 will officially welcome 22 new firefighter recruits on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Central

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  • Press Release – Canada Day Celebrations

    CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS St. John’s – Canada is July 1st and it is a great time to watch colorful fireworks exploding in the sky with both family and friends. Lighting fireworks is an enjoyable experience. We should not forget that improper usage of fireworks could be dangerous not only to ourselves but to others as

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  • Press Release – Safety Rules Are Your Best Grilling Tools

    SAFETY RULES ARE YOUR BEST GRILLING TOOLS St. John’s – There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. However, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard. The grill can be very hot, causing burn injuries. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department

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  • 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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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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