The Fire Department, located on Bannerman Street, is operated by a 40 member volunteer fire brigade responding to calls initiated by an electronic paging system. Additional fire fighting support is available on request from Harbour Grace and Victoria.
John T. Pike Fire Hall – Phone: 709-596-4111
The Town of Carbonear provides fire protection services to the following areas outside the municipal boundary of the Town of Carbonear:
- Local Service District of Freshwater
- English Hill/Extension/Gadden’s Mash
- Gunners Pond Residential Seasonal Area
The Town of Carbonear hereby provides further notice that fire protection services are not provided and the Carbonear Volunteer Fire Department will not respond to calls for fire protection services to any area outside its municipal boundary for which appropriate written Agreement for such service has not been entered into pursuant to S. 184 of the Act.
Police protection is provided by the RCMP detachment headquartered in Harbour Grace, which is just 5 km away.
RCMP Harbour Grace Detachment: 596-5014