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Request Wildfire Assistance

If you are a responding agency, such as a municipality or a First Nation, and need assistance from the ministry after reporting a wildfire, please complete the Request for Fire Suppression Assistance form and submit it to the nearest Forest Protection Area Office after reporting it.
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1. Guidance

If resources available, the Ministry of Environment will provide assistance to local authorities responding to a wildfire. The local authority will retain responsibility for the fire unless it is turned over to the ministry in writing. 

If air support is required, ministry staff will control the air operations until aircraft are no longer needed.

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2. Eligibility

Responding agencies, including municipalities and First Nations, can request ministry assistance with a wildfire.

The ministry will consider cost recovery of expenses for all fires outside of its jurisdiction. Current provincial aircraft rates are provided on the Request for Suppression Assistance form.

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3. How To Apply

  1. Report the wildfire - Local authorities must first report the fire by calling 1-800-667-9660, 911 or the closest Ministry of Environment Forest Protection Area office.

  2. Request Suppression Assistance - After reporting the fire, you may complete a Request for Suppression Assistance form and submit it to  your closest Environment Forest Protection Office.
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4. Apply

Fax your completed Request for Fire Suppression Assistance form to the nearest Forest Protection Area office

Request for Fire Suppression Assistance

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