Firefighting

The Town of Cochrane Fire Services is responsible for providing 24/7  fire suppression, rescue, fire prevention, fire inspection, and public education to the residents of Cochrane.  We are a fire mutual aid partner to Rocky View County, MD of Bighorn, the Townsite of Redwood Meadows, Stoney Nation, and Alberta Forestry.  We are a co-response agency for Alberta Health Services. 

Fire Response
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 of operations and 24 full-time fire personnel and 2 full time fire inspectors/investigators.  We are supplemented by casual fire personnel. 

Our apparatus consists of:

  • Engine 151
  • Engine 251
  • Rescue 151
  • Aerial 151
  • Tender 151
  • Bush Buggie 151
  • Rapid Rescue Vehicle (RRV) 151
  • Rapid Rescue Vehicle (RRV) 251
  • Boat 151 - river boat
  • Boat 251 - Inflatable
  • Incident Command Trailer
  • Investigator 151
  • Chief 151

We maintain an antique fire engine in our firefighters museum. 

Firehall