Box Top Glow

Mission Statement

To safeguard both persons and property from fire and life safety hazards through education, investigation, emergency response and code application.

Welcome to the Office of the Fire Commissioner (OFC). The OFC is a diverse organization that plays a strong role in public safety and education. We are responsible for fire and building safety, emergency response, determining cause and origin of fires, and various types of technical equipment safety such as elevators, boilers and pressure vessels, and gas burning devices throughout the Province of Manitoba.

Please take a look through the website which contains information on our six sections: Manitoba Emergency Services College - Education and Training, Codes and Standards, Operations, Inspection and Technical Services, Emergency Response and Administrative and Support Services.

Fire Prevention Week is October 9 - 15, 2016.

This year's theme is "Don't Wait! Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years". 

sparky 2016

Visit the Fire Prevention Week webpage for valuable resources and don't forget to order your Fire Prevention Week Brochures.

Kids! Click here to join Sparky the Fire Dog, and learn all about smoke alarms and why it is so important to have them in your home.

Educators! Check out NFPA's Fire Prevention Week Campaign site.

I encourage you to make fire safety a part of your every day routine.

Thank you

David Schafer
Fire Commissioner