Burlington. Fire Department

Site: Fire Headquarters

Service: Public Fire Inspections & Fire Safety Education Programs

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments The provincial smoke alarm law requires owners, and landlords of rental properties, to install and maintain smoke alarms on all levels of the home * Smoke Alarm Assistance program will assist with installation/checks of alarms for those unable to do so (see below).
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-637-8207
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
After Hours Phone Dispatch 905-637-8253
Fax 905-333-1570
E-Mail firedepartment@burlington.ca
Website www.burlington.ca/fire
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Burlington-Fire-Department/141036379242702
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/BurlingtonFire
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/BurlingtonFirePubEd
Primary Contact Kimberly Sopko, Public Education Officer; Email: kim.sopko@burlington.ca
Alternate Contact Joe Wintar, Chief Fire Prevention Officer; Email: joe.wintar@burlington.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Fire Headquarters
1255 Fairview St
Burlington, ON L7S 1Y3
 
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Intersection Maple Ave and Fairview St
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Primary Executive Fire Chief
Alternate Executive Deputy Fire Chief
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Burlington Fire Department has a number of public programs to promote fire safety:  
 
Fire Inspection  
City of Burlington is divided into seven inspection areas, one per fire station.  
* a Fire Inspector works from an office located in most urban fire stations  
* primary role of the Inspector is to enforce the minimum life safety standards of the Ontario Fire Code within all buildings in their jurisdiction  
* other duties include responding to fire safety complaints from the public, special event inspections, inspections for special licensing (e.g., daycare centres, liquor licensing)  
* also deliver public education presentations 
 
Alarm Assistance Program  
This program is offered to Burlington homeowners over the age of 65 or residents with a disability that prevents them from maintaining their home's smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. This program is for people with no support network or agencies available to assist. 
* call 905-637-8207, ext. 6236 
 
Public Safety Education Presentations  
Firefighters and/or Fire Prevention staff are available to deliver fire safety talks to enhance curriculum-based learning objectives. 
 
Burlington Fire Station Tours  
Available upon request. Call any Burlington fire station to schedule a visit.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Fire Prevention Information ; Fire Services

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