North Battleford Fire Department
Fire Chief's Message
NBDF Fire Chief Lindsay Holm
The North Battleford Fire Department is a progressive, proactive organization consisting of a highly trained team of professionals dedicated to providing an outstanding level of, Emergency Response (suppression), Public Education and Awareness, Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement, to promote and enhance community well being and safety in the protection of the citizens of North Battleford. The North Battleford Fire Department is responsible for the protection of lives and property for approximately 14,000 people within the corporate limits of the City.
The North Battleford Fire Department is a combination fire department staffed by career and paid-on-call firefighters. Coverage for the citizens of North Battleford is provided day and night 365 days per year by a Director of Protective Services/Fire Chief, 1 Deputy Chief, 1 Administrative Assistant, 12 career Fire Fighters (four shifts of three Firefighters), and 15-20 paid-on-call firefighters.
Career firefighters are augmented by our paid-on-call firefighters for structural fires and major incidents within the City. A call-back of off-duty personnel is initiated through our Provincial Communication network. Our Emergency Communication Centre (ECC) provides the necessary framework to ensure citizen and firefighter safety through an accountability and benchmark program in order to mitigate emergency incidents and achieve successful outcomes.
The North Battleford Fire Department manages by measurable objectives to promote fire prevention and educational services throughout our community using the three lines of defence: Public Education and Awareness, Fire Prevention and Code Enforcement, Fire Suppression.
Helpful Documents and Links:
- Firepit Rules and Regulations
- Fire Prevention Bylaw No. 1829
- Are you interested in becoming a paid on-call Fire Fighter? Refer to our Recruitment Package for more information.
- For guidance regarding Emergency Management and Emergency Plan Preparation, check out this useful guide here!