The Grimsby Fire Department (GFD) has proudly served the Grimsby community since 1879. The department embraces three lines of defense for service delivery

  • Public Fire and Life Safety Education
  • Fire Safety Standards and Enforcement
  • Emergency Response

GFD has committed to shifting the traditional priorities of fire protection.  GFD operates, as a composite department comprised of 9 full-time staff and 56 volunteer / part-time firefighters. 

The department functions include:
  • Public Fire and Life Safety Education
  • Fire Safety Standards & Enforcement
  • Emergency Response
  • Municipal Emergency Management Programming
  • Grimsby Regional Training Center (under MOU with Ontario Fire College)

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