Fire Reporting Manuals & Forms

The Fire Reporting Manual provides information needed to meet fire reporting requirements under the Fire Services Act by providing:

  • Guidance in entering required information on fire incidents
  • Data codes for fire loss reporting
  • Location codes for reporting within a jurisdiction

Download the current, full FIRES Reporting Manual (PDF, 3.4MB)

Forms, Locations & Codes

Electronic and printable forms are available, with accompanying instructions, to complete your report. We've also provided Location Code directories and a breakdown of the code structure with definitions.

Insurance Companies

Insurance companies must report every fire in which they are insurers. Reports may be filed directly to the Office of the Fire Commissioner or through an adjuster. There is no minimum dollar value below which fires do not need to be reported.