Regional Fire Services Committee

Regional Boards

Through the office of the Director of Regional Fire Services (Fire Chief), the St. John’s Regional Fire Department (SJRFD) is responsible for providing the region with an acceptable level of fire and emergency protection in the most economical manner, with backup emergency services being provided to a number of surrounding towns in the Northeast Avalon Region. 
Services provided to the public include, but are not limited to:

  • Fire suppression
  • Fire prevention
  • Road traffic accident response
  • Medical response
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Special teams response (high angle, confined space, water rescue and helicopter rescue)
  • 911 communication services

The Regional Fire Services Committee consists of members from the following Municipalites:

  • City of St. John's
  • City of Mt. Pearl
  • Town of Paradise
  • Town of Portugal Cove -St. Philps

Councillor Carl Ridgely and Councillor Ron Ellsworth are Council's representatives on this Board.

For further information about this Committee, contact Christine Carter, Legislative Assistant.

Agendas for this Committee can be found here and minutes can be found here.