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Fire Stations

There are five fire stations in Barrie, located in different parts of the City. This page provides details about each station, including crews, trucks and equipment available to respond.

The 2021 Budget includes land acquisition for a new fire station to service the Mapleview Road and Prince William Way area.

Station 1 (BFES Headquarters)
155 Dunlop Street West

Opened in 2011 and includes an attached museum pertaining to the history of the Barrie Fire Dept. Two crews respond from this station, one Pumper and an Aerial and with certain calls they will be accompanied by a Platoon Chief.​

The previous Station 1 was at 65 Vespra Street. Built in 1964 and in operation from 1965 to 2011, it was torn down in 2013. Originally was Headquarters to Barrie Police and Barrie Fire until the Police Dept. moved to new headquarters in the early 1990s.

Station 2
15 Bellfarm Road

The smallest of Barrie's fire halls, it was built in 1974 and is staffed by one crew that responds with a Pumper/Rescue truck.

Station 3
340 Big Bay Point Road 

Built in 1995, this station is staffed by two crews responding with a Pumper and an Aerial. There are plans to expand the station with the addition of another bay.

Station 4
250 Ardagh Road

Built in 2000, one crew responds from here with a Pumper/Rescue truck.

Station 5
360 King Street

The newest of Barrie's Fire stations, it became operational is 2012 and is an interim hall. The space is leased from a private owner and was built to meet the needs of the fire department. A permanent location is planned for the future. This hall is staffed by one crew which responds with a Pumper/Rescue vehicle.

Frequently Asked Questions
Where was the first fire station in Barrie?

The original fire station in Barrie was located on Mulcaster Street at Collier Street, and it burned down in 1873. In September 1965 the new Vespra Street firehall was opened. It was in operation from 1965 to 2011, and demolished in 2013. It was originally the Headquarters of Barrie Police and Barrie Fire until the Police Dept. moved to their new headquarters in the early 1990s.

How many fire apparatus does Barrie have?

Including fire prevention vehicles, Barrie Fire and Emergency Service has a fleet of 30.

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