Number of Fire Departments and Firefighters

Number of Fire Departments and Firefighters

Ontario Fire Departments:

Total Count & Breakdown by Type

  • Total # of Departments - 448
  • Total # Full-time Departments - 32
  • Total # Composite Departments - 205 (incl. 1 Northern Fire Protection Department)
  • Total # Volunteer Departments - 211 (incl. 48 Northern Fire Protection Departments)

Ontario Firefighters:

Complement Breakdown by Type

  • Total # of Full-Time Firefighters - 11,477
  • Total # of Volunteer Firefighters - 19,216
  • Total # of Part-Time Firefighters - 404

Data current as of: January 29, 2018