Town of Canmore

Fire Investigation Report Requests

Canmore Fire-Rescue completes investigation reports for any fire incident that causes monetary damage, injury, or death. Investigation reports are not completed for medical calls or other types of incidents. Any member of the public may request a fire investigation report.

What Information is Included in a Report

The following information is included in an investigation report:

  • Command and dispatch narratives
  • Summary of the event
  • Method of fire control used
  • Units in attendance
  • Source of ignition
  • Act or omission

All reports and photographs will be evaluated and edited for personal information in compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act before being released.

Please note the 2023 fee for an investigation request is $131.

How to Make a Request

To make a request, please fill out the form below.  You will receive a response acknowledging receipt of your request. Requests will be processed once the fire investigation report has been completed. Investigators have up to two years following an incident to complete the investigation report.

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The Town of Canmore is located within Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta. In the spirit of respect, reciprocity and truth, we honour and acknowledge the Canmore area, known as “Chuwapchipchiyan Kudi Bi” (translated in Stoney Nakoda as “shooting at the willows”) and the traditional Treaty 7 territory and oral practices of the Îyârhe Nakoda (Stoney Nakoda) – comprised of the Bearspaw First Nation, Chiniki First Nation, and Goodstoney First Nation – as well as the Tsuut’ina First Nation and the Blackfoot Confederacy comprised of the Siksika, Piikani, Kainai. We acknowledge that this territory is home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, within the historical Northwest Métis homeland. We acknowledge all Nations who live, work, and play and help us steward this land and honour and celebrate this territory. We commit to working to live in right relations and to advance Truth and Reconciliation.

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