FAQ

Who do I speak with about backyard burning concerns?

Residents with concerns about backyard burning can contact the Town’s enforcement unit at 834-6598 or…

Where should I store a fire extinguisher in my home?

Fire extinguishers should be placed in plain view, above the reach of children, near an…

Where do I place smoke alarms in a residential dwelling?

Provincial regulations state that smoke alarms should be in every bedroom, outside each separate sleeping…

When is Fire Prevention Week?

Each year Fire Prevention Week takes place in early October. During Fire Prevention Week, we…

When is a carbon monoxide detector required?

Whenever solid fuel burning appliances are used in the home such as a propane fireplace,…

What is the expected life span of a new smoke alarm?

Most smoke alarms have a life span of 10 years but some have as little…

What is the correct method to use a fire extinguisher?

The PASS method. Pull the pin – This will allow you to squeeze the handle…

I want to prepare an emergency plan for my family or business. Where can I start?

It is recommended that you cover all basic needs for up to 72 hours in…

I want to become a Volunteer Firefighter, what is the next step?

Download the volunteer firefighter application form – you can download the form Here. Return the…

I need a Fire and Life Safety Inspection, whom do I contact?

The Conception Bay South Fire Department has four (4) Fire and Life Safety Inspectors. To…

How can I schedule a safety talk or building tour for a group?

By calling the Conception Bay South Fire Department at 834-6540

How can I find out the location of a fire hydrant for insurance purposes?

Fire hydrants can be seen using our mapping services Here.

How can I dispose of an expired fire extinguisher?

The Conception Bay South Fire Department does not have proper facilities to take expired extinguishers.…

Does the Fire Department fill swimming pools?

No. The emergency response vehicles are not available for filling swimming pools.

Do you perform residential home medial oxygen inspections?

Yes, residents can schedule a home medical oxygen inspection by one of our Fire and…

Do you inspect wood stoves?

No. However, you can contact Wood Energy Technology Transfer Inc. (WETT Inc.). Visit their website…