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Fire Division Quick Facts

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  • Department consists of:
    • One Fire Chief
    • Three Deputy Chiefs
    • 32 Full-time positions, including Four Lieutenants
  • Full-time firefighters work in a four person platoon system, consisting of eight staff each
  • Shift schedules consist of two days on shift, two nights on shift, and four days off
  • The day shifts are 10 hours long, while the night shifts are 14 hours long

Contacts

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