Fire & Emergency Services

The RM of Hanover Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of service to people living in and visiting Hanover. There are fire stations located in 3 of our 5 communities.

The Hanover Fire Department operates under the direction of a municipal fire chief who oversees all operations and administration including responses, budgeting, training, inspections, fire prevention, planning and purchasing. The Fire Department responds to approximately 200 calls annually from 3 fire stations which are located in Grunthal, Kleefeld and New Bothwell. Each of the fire stations operate under the command of a district chief who has 1 district deputy, 2 captains and 13-15 firefighters. The training is under the direction of a lead training officer working with 6 certified instructors. The Fire Department has one fire prevention officer who delivers public education programs throughout the municipality. The Fire Department currently has a total of 52 paid on-call firefighters.

Responses include structure fires, grass/brush fires, vehicle fires, motor vehicle collisions, farm accidents, alarm calls and more.

The Fire Department operates with 10 fire apparatus including 3 pumper/engines; 3 tanker/tenders; 3 rescues; 1 mini pumper/brush truck; 3 ATV/UTVs and 1 chief’s unit.

In case of emergency please dial 911. 
For more information on the new Fire Prevention Bylaw please click here.

Grunthal Fire Station
Kleefeld Fire Station

New Bothwell Fire Station