The aim of the Fire Service is to reduce the impact of events to people, property and the environment by rapidly responding to fires, rescues, and hazardous materials, and other incidents with well equipped, and well trained responders. Of particular importance to the department's is to deliver a vibrant, energetic and effective community prevention and education program that focuses on Medicine Hat being a safe community. 

To achieve it's goals, the Fire Service maintains a multi-million dollar inventory of equipment, administers a vibrant training program for its members and delivers a wide range of public services. It responds to an average of 1,200 calls per year including responses to Cypress County under a formalized fire protection agreement.

Name Position Phone
Administration 403.529.8282
Brian Stauth

Fire Chief

Lance Purcell Deputy Fire Chief Operations


Brian Webster Deputy Fire Chief Support Services 403.502.8008
Garnet Decker Chief Training Officer 403.502.8778
Scott Hanelt Fire Marshal 403.529.8283

Station Address Phone
Maple Avenue Fire Station #1  440 Maple Avenue SE 403.502.8010
Trans Canada Way Fire Station #2 1303 Trans Canada Way SE 403.529.8282
Gershaw Drive Fire Station #3 5 Halifax Way SW 403.502.8760

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