The Town of Cochrane Fire Services is responsible for providing fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention, inspection, and public education. We are a mutual aid partner to Rocky View County, MD of Bighorn, the Townsite of Redwood Meadows, Stoney Nation, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and the Village of Ghost Lake. We are also a co-reponse agency for Alberta Health Services.
The operational firefighting division is deployed from the Protective Services Centre located at 20 Grande Boulevard.
We operate a four-platoon system. Our roster consists of one full-time chief of fire services, a deputy chief and 16 full-time fire personnel and 2 full time fire inspectors/investigators. We are supplemented by 40 casual fire personnel.
Our apparatus consists of:
2 rescue trucks
2 bush buggies
articulated aerial platform
1 river boat and 1 pond boat
We maintain an antique fire engine in our firefighters museum.