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A total of 1,000 career and volunteer firefighters service Halifax. Find out more about Canada's oldest fire department, Halifax Regional Fire & Emergency (HRFE).


There are both volunteer and career opportunities with HRFE. We are currently recruiting for volunteer firefighters for the suburban and rural areas.

Fire Stations

There are 52 stations throughout the Halifax Region. Find locations, contact information, or book a hall.


See photos and specs for the range of firefighting equipment, from tankers and engines to antique fire vehicles.

About HRFE

Learn about our divisions, special services and our history. Book our Pipe & Drum band. Meet our Combat Challenge Team.


Find out what events are happening for the fire service.

National Fire Protection Association

Information about codes and standards.