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Our Mission, Our Motto



"Protecting our city with Pride, Proficiency, Passion & Professionalism."


The City of Yellowknife Fire Division is a proactive integrated emergency service committed to the protection of our citizens through education, prevention, fire supression, medical care, and specific services.


We are professional in our conduct, proficient in our actions, passionate about providing effective customer service and proud of what we do for the citizens of Yellowknife.

Fire Chief

John Fredericks

Deputy Fire Chiefs

Operations: Craig MacLean

Safety & Training: Paul Grismer

Life Safety & Prevention: Gerda Groothuizen


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Yellowknife Fire Division Crest


Fire and Ambulance
P. (867) 873-2222

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699