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Fire Services Long Service Medal

The Office of the Fire Marshal is now accepting applications for the provincial 45 year bar.

Application Form

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FSANS Spring Conference, May 5 & 6, 2018

The 2018 FSANS Conference will be held -  Saturday and Sunday, May 5th and 6th at the Holiday Inn,  Prince St. Truro, NS


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911 Notification Forms for
Fire Departments

When changes are made to a fire department that affect emergency response, 911 needs to know so they can update their system. Notice needs to be provided in a timely manner to ensure information in the 911 system is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

CLICK HERE for a full list of forms.

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FSANS 2017 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Saturday October 14, 2017 at the Nova Scotia Firefighters School (NSFS).  There was a good turnout of 60 members, as taken from the sign-in sheet, and 8 suppliers and manufacturers turned out to support the event.  The day kicked off with the meeting starting at 10:00am, followed by one minute silence in respect of those who have served and have passed. Read more...

View Photos on our Facebook Page

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Application for Award from the

Office of the Fire Marshall

Deadline for submission is “the sooner the better” – before December 31st but earlier would be best and the award will be given out at the FSANS Conference, Saturday night banquet, May 5th, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, Truro, Nova Scotia.

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Information on the No Fee Courses Offered

through the Insurance Levy Program!

Disposal of TMRs

The Province of Nova Scotia is currently looking at options for the disposal of a limited quantity of used Trunked Mobile Radios (TMRs) which may include transfer to the Nova Scotia Volunteer Fire Service.

Provincial Memorandum - Request for TMR Assets

Request Letter

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2017 FSANS Conference

The conference was a huge success!
CLICK HERE for Write-up, CLICK HERE for Pictures.

Holiday Inn


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FSANS would like to welcome our new supporter, Fundy Tactical, a full range tactical gear provider.


Click Here more information

Special Offer for FSANS Members

25% discount on all Whelen Lighting plus a 5 year full warranty is available to all FSANS Members. Simply go to the Whelen Web Site. and if you are looking for any of our Products go to www.capsplius.ca, shipping anywhere in NS. We also build light rescue trucks, emergency trailers.

Caps Plus

Experiencing Radio Coverage Issues/Problems?

If you are experiencing radio converage issues, please document the locations and Received Signal Strength (RSSI) shown on the radio in the form provided below. Once completed please send the for to Paul Maynard and the Public Safety & Field Communications Division. Email address is on the form.

Radio Coverage Form


NSIMRS System Update and Q & A Document

From: Paul C. Maynard
Volunteer User Group Coordinator
Public Safety and Field Communications

Province of Nova Scotia TMR
Updates and Information


Check out the “ Training Videos Fire Services” section on our webpage. There are several helpful videos on TMR 2 for the fire service. As well there are also links to our new quick Reference card Quick Reference Card – Detailed All Regions

As well watch a full TMR 2 Fire Service training session right at their own station at this link VFD full TMR Training session There are videos on how to manipulate portable and mobile TMR 2 radios as well as videos on the radio’s fleetmap.

Please note – that Paul Maynard is the new TMR Volunteer User Group Radio Coordinator, Paul can be reached at paul.maynard@novascotia.ca or by calling 902-223-3194

Any further questions please contact Scott Hawkes, Training Coordinator at scott.hawkes@novascotia.ca

County Fire Departments Receive Seaside Funding

2015 Department Winners of the Seaside Communications Cash Draw!  Congratulations to all the winners!Seaside

CLICK HERE for full list of winners!.

Quality Inn Halifax Airport
Offers Great Rate for FSANS Members!


$109 at Quality Inn Halifax Airport
When making a reservation, this rate is offered through
Gillian Kainola, Guest Services Manager. Her contact information:

Gillian Kainola
Guest Services Manager
Quality Inn Halifax Airport Hotel
60 Sky Blvd. Goffs, Nova Scotia B2T 1K3
Direct: 902-873-6416
Reservations: 902-873-3000
Fax: 902-873-3001

Application form for the Federal Firefighter Medal

Both the Federal and Provincial completed application forms must be submitted to the NS Office of the Fire Marshal, the Federal application form will then be sent onto the Chancellery for the medals. The medals are sent back to the Office of the Fire Marshal for distribution. Allow at least 10 weeks for the federal medal, the provincial one may be issued slightly quicker than that.  click here more information...

Fire Services Long Service Medal Form

For the Application form CLICK HERE

Want your Medals Mounted?

Contact W.G. Cullum

Military Medalist
23 Lucasville Road
Lower Sackville, NS
B4E 3E8

(902) 864-5048

He is a retired RCMP member and has all the ribbons for all the various medals that we get so can ‘court-mount’ medals (putting a number of them on one backing) and he can create the ‘undress’ bar of ribbons for informal wear.  He works in his home, so you need to call first to ensure he’s around.