Town of Canmore


Canmore Fire-Rescue Services serve a population of over 17,000 in the Town of Canmore and along the Trans Canada Highway. We offer mutual aid services to our neighbors in the: MD of Bighorn, Morley, Kananaskis Country, The Town of Banff, and Banff National Park.

The Canmore Fire-Rescue team is comprised of a combination of full-time, casual, and paid-response members. We do not use volunteer firefighters. We are often hiring and if positions are available, they will be posted on Career Opportunities. To find out more, visit Work for the Town of Canmore.

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Annual Report 
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Fire Pits

Click here for essential information about how to ensure you gather around a safe campfire that protects our community from wildfire.

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Fire Advisories

A fire advisory is currently in effect. Click here for more information.

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Click here to learn about any FireSmart work occuring in the Canmore area

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Fire Prevention Week

Click here to learn more about this year's Fire Prevention Week and learn other tips.

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Fire Bylaws & Regulations

Information on the Town of Canmore Fire Bylaw, open pit and backyard fires.

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Fire Investigation Report Requests

Any member of the public may request a fire investigation report by filling out this form.

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Fire Inspection and Occupancy Load Requests

Canmore Fire-Rescue completes Fire Inspections, Occupancy Loads, and Fire Smart Assessments for the Town of Canmore.

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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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