Fire Department Programs

The City of Calgary Fire Department offers a variety of programs that range from fire safety education to our Fire Cadet program. Below is a list of the programs we offer.

The City of Calgary partners with companies interested in sponsoring some of our programs. Learn more about how to get involved.


Call 9-1-1 immediately, if there is an emergency and you need help.

Resilient Responder Family Support program

**NEW** If you have a first responder in your life, learn to recognize the warning signs of mental stress by taking CFD’s Resilient Responder Family Support online course. It’s free, it’s informative and it could help you help someone you love!

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Fire Cadets

The Fire Cadet Program gives high school students the opportunity to learn about what it takes to be a firefighter, through teaching life-skills like leadership, community involvement, teamwork, pride and respect.

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Fire Safety Trailer and Education program

The Fire Safety Trailer and education program allows Calgary students to listen and learn about bedroom and kitchen fire safety. Students then practice the home emergency skills they just learned.

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Home safety program

We have been visiting Calgary homes to share important fire safety information, inpect smoke alarms and if necessary replace batteries or alarms.

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Youth Firesetter Intervention Referral & Education Service

The Y-FIRES program is for children ages 3 to 17 who have set fires or are drawn to playing with fire. Our free, confidential program educates them about fire safety and helps modify their fire setting behaviour.

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