• Press Release – Dehumidifier Recall

    RECALL – GD MIDEA AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT COMPANY DEHUMIDIFIERS – VARIOUS BRANDS St. John’s – The St. John’s Regional Fire Department wishes to advise citizens that Health Canada has issued a consumer product recall (Identification number RA-60794, 2016/11/02) on 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75-pint dehumidifiers with the following brand names: Airworks,

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  • Press Release-Fire Chief for a Day

    FIRE CHIEF FOR A DAY – Grace Fifield St. John’s – Fire Chief Jerry Peach of the St. John’s Regional Fire Department, will pass over his control of the Department to Grace Fifield on Thursday, November 3, 2016. Grace Fifield is this year’s winner of the annual SJRFD Fire Chief for a Day contest. The

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  • Press Release – Fall is in Full Swing

    FALL IS IN FULL SWING – TIME TO CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES St. John’s – On Sunday, November 6, Daylight Savings Time returns to Standard Time at 2:00 a.m. The St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is reminding everyone when changing clocks it is also a good time to change the batteries in

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  • 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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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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