The Shannon Fire Department serves a population of 6 155 inhabitants and covers an area of 65 km2. Its mission is to protect people, property and the environment from fire, provide emergency pre-hospital services (first responder) and respond to various emergencies that require specialized resources, such as extrication, rescues on water and medical evacuation in hard-to-reach areas. The department has mutual aid agreements with the municipality of Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier and the city of Sainte-Catherine-de-la-Jacques-Cartier.

The department has 33 on-call part-time firefighters, including a deputy director of operations, a deputy director of administration, two captains, two lieutenants, 26 firefighters and a full-time firefighter/preventionist.


Nicolas Proulx
Deputy Director of Operations

Émile Mc Carthy
Deputy Director of Administration

77, Gosford Street
Shannon (Québec) G0A 4N0
Fire Station Telephone : 418 844-3389
Officer on duty : 418 254-1945
Email :
Emergency : 911

The Fire Department needs you! (No positions available at the moment)

The Shannon Fire Department is made up of dedicated, professional and well-trained part-time firefighters. This team is always looking for rewarding experiences, new challenges and ways to proudly serve its community. Firefighters do all of this in a healthy and pleasant work environment. The fire department advocates for transparency in its actions and cohesion among group members. It rigorously applies the Code of Ethics and Conduct of Elected Municipal Officers and treats its personnel with respect, integrity and civility.

If you would like to serve your community and take part in our vision, you could be the right person to join our team.

We need part-time firefighters and medical first responders (courses accredited by the École nationale des pompiers du Québec, delivered by qualified instructors).

For more information, questions or to fill out a membership form, please contact the municipal administration at 418 844-3778 or go to the City Hall at 50, Saint-Patrick Street, during normal business hours.

If your application is accepted, you will be contacted for an initial selection meeting with management.