About Us

Our mission is to protect life, property, and the environment in Port Colborne through education, prevention, investigation, training, rescue, fire suppression, dangerous goods, containment, and life support services.

Our fire prevention division ensures life safety through education, inspections and enforcement.

Our fire service is a composite department consisting of full time and volunteer fire fighters.  

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer fire fighter, pleas visit the City of Port Colborne’s Human Resources page for recruitment opportunities.

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services is regulated by By-law No. 6745/109/19.

Response Area

Fire & Emergency Services is responsible for responding to emergencies across an area of 51 square miles as well as servicing over 19,000 residents. Our department actively participates in the Regional Mutual Aid System and is dispatched by the City of St. Catharines Fire Department as part of the regional wide enhanced 911 system.