About Barrie Fire

VISIONTo be a dynamic organization recognized and respected by the community as being on the leading edge of service provision.
MISSIONTo protect the lives, well being and property of the people of Barrie through dedication to life safety, commitment to community service and the preservation of the environment.
VALUESReflect leadership through team involvement encompassing:
• Safety
• Professionalism
• Commitment
• Accountability
• Efficiency
• Integrity
• Innovation

2021 Annual Report

BFES is an open and transparent organization committed to making evidence-based decisions supported by the collection and analysis of local data and information. The 2021 BFES Annual Report includes a thorough and detailed analysis of BFES operations, as well as a proactive fire protection model.

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 included land acquisition for a new fire station to service the Mapleview Road and Prince William Way area.

Communications

Barrie Fire and Emergency Service Communications Branch has been in the business of providing a professional level of fire communications services since 1984 and has committed to including Communications Services as a primary mandate of the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service​.

The Communications Branch of the Barrie Fire and Emergency Service (BFES) receives and processes requests for assistance. Information is accessed, the appropriate data is prepared and emergency vehicles are dispatched for a total of 21 Municipal Fire Services.  Over 23,000 emergencies were dispatched in 2021 and we are responsible for over 800,000 residents within Simcoe County, Dufferin County, Grey County, District of Muskoka and York Region​.