In an Emergency, always call 911

The Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services provides fire suppression, medical aid, auto extrication, and water rescue. Our department takes pride in protecting the community from fire, life-threatening emergencies and dangerous conditions. We also provide fire safety education. Our team includes a full time Fire Chief, full-time Fire Prevention Officer, a full-time Administrative Assistant and 48 volunteer Firefighters from within our community. We have a full fleet of rescue vehicles and two fire stations:

Station 12

Kincardine Fire Station

Station 11

Tiverton Fire Station

127 Mahood Johnston Drive, Kincardine ON

15 McLaren Street, Tiverton ON




Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services strives for excellence in emergency preparedness and response to protect lives and property and the environment.

Mission Statement

To stand “Ever Alert” and provide fire suppression, prevention and education, rescue services and emergency medical care.

We will faithfully provide these vital services, promptly and safely, to any person who resides in, works in, or visits the Municipality of Kincardine.

Flashing Green Lights

When you see a flashing green light, please yield the right of way and let the Firefighter safely pass. Their expedient response is crucial. Remember, the home we're rushing to save, or life we're going to rescue, could be yours, or a close friends.

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Fire Reports

Fire Department generated reports are used to accurately record the actions of Fire Department personnel, related agencies, and civilians involved or near an incident or event attended by the Fire Department.

Fire report requests can be made in writing with proof of permission from the property owner. The fee to obtain a copy of the fire report is $85.63 plus HST.

Please send requests by mail with a cheque payable to the: Municipality of Kincardine

Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services, 127 Mahood Johnston Drive, Kincardine, ON N2Z 3A2

 Firefighter Recruitment


Kincardine Fire & Emergency Services provides fire protection and rescue services from stations in Tiverton and Kincardine. A firefighter is primarily responsible for operational preparedness and emergency response. A firefighter may also be required to assist in inspections and delivering fire prevention education.


When volunteer firefighter positions become available, the fire department seeks individuals with the following qualifications:

Applicants must:

  • Have completed a minimum Grade 12 (or equivalent).
  • Possess a valid Ontario drivers’ licence, with a clean driving record.
  • Be willing to obtain a Class "D" licence with a "Z" endorsement.
  • Sign a waiver authorizing the Kincardine Fire and Emergency Services to collect personal information.
  • Be willing to attend evening and weekend training sessions.
  • Be willing to attend training sessions to obtain acceptable levels of ability in areas such firefighting technology, rescue work, CPR and first aid.
  • Communicate clearly in stressful situations.
  • Be physically fit to handle the sustained, intense, physical effort often  required to perform the duties of firefighting and a member of a rescue team.  
  • Applicants must successfully complete interviews, fitness assessments, work-related agility tests, and health and medical evaluations, based on typical firefighter activities.

Applicants may apply online when positions are available.

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