Fire Services

Innisfail firefighters are the lifeblood of the community. They protect and serve with pride.

Fire Hall

4949 49 Street
Direct Line: 403-227-5800
Email: firechief@innisfail.ca
If you’re experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1

Paid On-Call Firefighter Application

Innisfail firefighters are the lifeblood of the community. They protect and serve with pride.

Prospective firefighters must be able and willing to commit to regular practices, training and callouts. As well, a strong degree of physical fitness and mental strength must be maintained.  All training and equipment will be provided. If you feel you’ve got what it takes, and want to give back to your community in a truly meaningful way, consider becoming a firefighter today.

To download the Application, click here. 

To download the required Physical Declaration form, click here.  

Online Fire Department Application Form

Please fill out the following questions completely and accurately before submission. After submission potential Candidates will be subject to the following: - Fire Fighter Aptitude Test - Physical Fitness Test - Current Criminal Records Check (no less than 6 months) - Current Driver's Abstract (no less than 6 months)

  • Accepted file types: pdf, png, jpg, docx, Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Please attach the completed Physical Declaration form. The form can be found above.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, dox, png, jpg, Max. file size: 256 MB.

For more information about joining the Innisfail Fire Department, call 403-227-5800, or send an email to firechief@innisfail.ca.

Fire Permits

Fire permits are required for burning activity within the Town of Innisfail.

Permits are issued in accordance with the Town’s Fire Bylaw. Failing to comply could result in fines ranging from $100 to $10,000. For more information on the bylaws and applications, download and review the following links:
Available Permits and Resources

To download a Burn (Fire) Permit Application, click here.

To download the Fire Services Bylaw Highlights, click here. 

If you have any questions about permits or specific burning activities, please contact the Fire Chief at 403-227-5800.

 

Fire Bans & Advisories

Fire restrictions, as issued by the Town of Innisfail Fire Chief.

The Town of Innisfail is currently under a Fire Restriction as of Tuesday, May 30, 2023.

    Small recreational fires are permitted provided they are:

    • contained within an approved residential wood-burning firepit or fireplace.
    • contained within cooking and heating appliances and are fueled by propane or natural gas.
    • contained within industrial facilities for operational purposes.
    • catalytic or infrared-style heaters.

     

    This restriction applies to:

    • Existing Fire Permits
    • Issuing of New Fire Permits
    • Any other form of outside burning

    FIRE NOTICES

    Conditions sometimes require the Town of Innisfail to issue fire notices. Notices reflect the degree of risk associated with permitting open burning.

    Extreme
    Open-air fires of any type are not allowed under any circumstance until the Fire Chief indicates otherwise. This includes, but is not limited to, backyard fire pits and campfires. As well, all fire permits issued by the Town of Innisfail are suspended until further notice. Certified gas fire pits and cooking appliances are still permitted.

    High
    No open air fires are allowed except those that are authorized by the Fire Chief and a burn permit has been issued by the Fire Chief.

    Low
    Open air fires are allowed anywhere within the Town of Innisfail as long as they are in compliance with the Town Fire Bylaw.

    To view the Fire Services Town Bylaw Highlights, click here. 

    Fire Tours & Presentations

    The Town of Innisfail’s Fire Department offers valuable educational experiences for a variety of ages.

    Whether you’re interested in touring the Town’s Fire Hall, learning about fire safety, or taking part in a meet-and-greet with the Fire Chief, there are plenty of options available for your group, organization or classroom to learn about the Innisfail Fire Department and its wide and varied range of duties.

    As well, a firefighter may be able to visit your facility directly to deliver a presentation on one of a variety of topics.*

    To schedule a tour or presentation, contact the Innisfail Fire Department at 403-227-5800, or at firechief@innisfail.ca.

    *Given the nature of firefighters’ work and on-call responsibilities, presentations, tours and visits may conclude or be cancelled on extremely short notice – and occasionally with none at all. In such instances, every effort will be made to reschedule the event within a reasonable timeline.

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