Fire Protection Services

Fire protection services are provided by the Dawson City Fire Department.

The department is under the direction of Fire Chief Jim Regimbal and all other members are volunteers.  The volunteers are organized as follows:

  • 1 Deputy Fire Chief
  • 1 Senior Captain
  • 5 Captains
  • 25 Firefighters (maximum contingent)

The department is proud to have representation from a large cross section of the community and to be an equal opportunity organization.

Tradition and Commitment
Currently, our most senior volunteer members have served over 35 years with the department.  There have been over thirty legacy members who have served over 20 years with us as volunteer firefighters.  Our average tenure at this time is approximately 15 years.

To be the best volunteer-based fire and rescue service in the Yukon.

Mission Statement
The sole mission of the Dawson City Fire Department is to promote and deliver life safety by providing efficient, professional, high quality, cost effective and timely productive services including fire suppresion, fire prevention, disaster response management, public safety education and code enforcement.

Organizational Values

The members of the Dawson City Fire Department take pride in our commitment to professional services be maintaining their skills, knowledge and abilities. Members will conduct themselves in an ethical manner conforming to a moral standard of right versus wrong by treating each other and the people we serve humanely, decently, and honestly. 
We subscribe to the following values: 

  • Accountability - Members of the Dawson City Fire Department will be accountable to each other and the community that we serve.  We accept responsibility for our decisions and actions.

  • Integrity - As members of the Dawson City Fire Department, we strive for honesty and fairness in our dealings with our customers and each other. We are honourable to our profession and we inspire each other to maintain trustworthiness, openness and sincerity.

  • Flexibility - Dawson City Fire Department members will adapt to the ever-changing needs of our community, the organization and the environment.

In the event of an EMERGENCY please call 9-1-1
Basic 9-1-1 service is now available Yukon Wide
If you call, know your location.  Give a home or business address, closest community, highwway and kilometer marker, cross streets or nearest landmark.
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Non-emergency Contact Information:
Phone: (867) 993-7400 Ext. 407

Fire Department & Office Address:
1336 Front Street Dawson City, YT
P.O. Box 308 Dawson City, YT  Y0B 1G0