The Airdrie Fire Department (AFD) offers a variety of public education programs, information and safety resources to help increase awareness of fire prevention and safety.
Students, clubs, associations and citizens are invited to book educational tours, presentations and public education events with the Airdrie Fire Department. During public events, participants have the opportunity to meet the dedicated men and women of the Airdrie Fire Department, learn important fire and life safety information, see the fire halls and firefighting equipment and apparatus.
Station Tours are available seven days a week at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. (tours are approximately 45 minutes in duration) at any of our locations:
Once you know which station you would like to book for a tour, please ensure you can meet the following requirements:
Assisted fire drills provides organizations, schools, multi-residential and commercial locations with assistance in assessing and conducting fire evacuation practices. These are beneficial for several reasons, including:
Career presentation are available to those interested in a career in the firefighting profession. The minimum age for career presentation is 14 years of age and provides information on Firefighter schools and training locations.
Adult safety presentations are available with a variety of topics and can be combined to make up a 30-45 minute presentation. Topics include:
The Learn Not to Burn (LNTB) program is designed specifically for preschool to grade two students. This program provides a self-teaching kit filled with games, activities, and a teacher’s guide to present key fire safety message to young children. Fire truck visits can be booked after the all program lessons are completed.
Once your program lessons are complete, you can book a fire truck visit through the event request form. Our on duty crew will bring a fire truck to your location for a tour of the truck and will show a firefighter in fire gear.
Please understand the attending fire crew is on duty and my be called away if an emergency occurs. .
We have been invited to a lot of birthday parties lately! We appreciate your support and would love to drive by each and every party, but our crews need to be available to respond to emergency calls at a moment’s notice.
We would however, like to help you celebrate with a personal message from the Fire Chief, some ‘Sparky’ activities to do at home and a photo from the fire crew.
If you are requesting a celebration for a child between the ages 3 and 12, have a special circumstance, or will be celebrating an even greater milestone such as age 75 or older, please fill out this request form (pdf) and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org five business days prior to your special day so we can accommodate your request.