Office of the Fire Commissioner

The Office of the Fire Commissioner is the provincial body responsible for the general oversight of the fire rescue and search and rescue portion of Alberta's public safety system.

Programs and Services

Latest News

Alberta Fire Chiefs Assocation (AFCA) Conference 2015

The OFC is planning to deliver various presentations at the AFCA Conference in May 2015. See our tentative schedule. Is there something of particular interest to you or your department? Send your suggestions for session topics to the OFC at firecomm@gov.ab.ca.  

NFPA Standards Validation and Compliance

Check out the new Validation and Compliance Schedule in the revised Fire Rescue Services Certification section.

2014 Fire Services Exemplary Service Medals

Links to photo album here 

2014/15 Fire Services and Emergency Preparedness Program Grant and 2014/15 Ground Search and Rescue Grant

View Applications and Guidelines

Food for Thought: Changing Severity of Home Fires

View FEMA workshop report