Home fire sprinklers

Home sprinklers can:

  • Control or extinguish fires before the fire department arrives
  • Extinguish a fire with just one sprinkler
  • Protect property
  • Save lives
  • Reduce insurance costs

Learn all about in on the home fire sprinkler Canada website.

Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms

You must install carbon monoxide alarms in your home.

Carbon monoxide alarm safety:

  • Install alarms near sleeping areas
  • Test your alarms monthly
  • Know the sound of your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms; they are different
  • If your alarm sounds go outside or to an open window or door
  • Call 9-1-1

Smoke alarms

Smoke alarm safety:

  • Install smoke alarms in each bedroom, outside each sleeping areas and on every level of your home
  • Test alarms every month
  • When a smoke alarm sounds, go outside, call 9-1-1, stay outside
  • Replace alarms every 10 years

Apartments and Condos

Fire safety in apartments and condos:

  • Know the evacuation and fire safety procedures for your building
  • If you are unsure, ask your landlord or condo corporation

The Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services website offers more about fire safety and public education.

Fire safety complaints

If you suspect a fire code violation, please complete the fire safety complaint form.

Forms and applications

Fire safety forms and applications are available on the forms, permits & resources page.