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Fire Prevention

The Surrey Fire Service is dedicated to improving the overall safety of our citizens as well as our many visitors. Regularly scheduled inspections by Fire Prevention staff and Fire Suppression members ensure that

  • commercial,
  • industrial,
  • public assembly buildings, and
  • residential occupancies are compliant with the BC Fire Code.

During these inspections, buildings are checked for

  • the condition of the fire safety equipment (fire alarms, sprinkler systems, emergency lighting, extinguishers, etc.)
  • fire hazards,
  • life safety issues, and
  • access for fire fighting.

Learn about the Fire Inspection Guidelines.

Home owners and renters can request a home inspection by on duty Surrey Fire Service members. Check out our HomeSafe Program.

Contact the Fire Prevention Office by email at or by phone at 604-543-6780.

Fire Prevention Forms

Fire Service Bylaws

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Fire Inspection Guidelines

Find out what your responsibilities are and be prepared for your next fire inspection.

Fire Inspector at Work

Fire Safety Plan & Review

Electronically submit your Surrey Fire Safety Plans for review online.

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Construction Safety Plan Bulletin

Read the bulletin by the Surrey Fire Service that assists owners, contractors, and workers on the requirements of a Construction Fire Safety [...]

Family Installing a Smoke Alarm

Smoke Alarms

A collection of smoke alarm information and links to useful resources.

Controlled fire with fire truck

Burning Regulations

Outdoor burning regulations, burning permits, and fire danger information in the City of Surrey.