Department of Community Services

Fire Marshal's Office

News and Statements of Yukon's Fire Marshal

October 7 - Be a Hero in your home 

Be A Hero in your home

The launch of a new public awareness campaign, the delivery of a new fire truck, and participation in an anniversary event in Marsh Lake are some of the ways that the Yukon government is marking Fire Prevention Week this year.

View the news release.

As part of Fire Prevention Week we are launching an online contest. We want you to "Be a Hero" in your home!

Take a picture or video of you checking your smoke alarms, installing your CO detectors or practicing a home escape plan. Then post it to our FMO Facebook page with the #beahero hash tag. The winner will receive an awesome prize pack.  


October 2014 - The latest edition of "Hoselines" is now out. Providing an overview of fire service events and issues, Hoselines is written and produced by volunteers with the Association of Yukon Fire Chiefs.


April 3, 2014 - Lenovo Recalls Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves Lenovo battery packs sold with ThinkPad notebook computers. For details, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission's website.

Battery recall


March 26, 2014 - There are new medical requirements for all Yukon community volunteer firefighters. To learn about your responsibilities and for details including timelines for medical examinations visit the new section of our website.

Firefighter medical requirements