Fire, Emergency and Corporate Services

Fire Safety & Public Education

We are all responsible for fire safety. The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment encourage the education of individuals, especially children, on the importance of fire safety in our homes, schools, and workplaces. Browse our list of informative and educational websites to learn more about protecting yourself and your loved ones from fires and other emergencies.

Post-Secondary Student Fire Safety

As university, college and post-secondary students settled into their dorms and other accommodations, the department offers the following fire safety tips for the current school year in a downloadable, printable hand-out - Post-Secondary Student Fire Safety Tip Sheet PDF (123 KB)

Learn Not to Burn Program

The Learn not to Burn Program educates children about fire and burn prevention. The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services currently delivers this program, with the financial support of the Provincial Government.

For more information, please visit

National Fire Protection Association Public Education

The National Fire Protection Association teaches all Canadians how to make responsible choices regarding their own health and safety. For more information and an extensive list of educational resources, please visit

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week 2019 takes place from October 6-12. Learn more about what residents, families and first responders can do to prepare in case of fire:

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