Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services
उत्तराखण्ड अग्निशमन एवं आपात सेवा
Emblem of the Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services
Operational area
CountryUttarakhand, India
AddressDehradun, Uttarakhand
Agency overview
Established9 November 2000
Annual calls2000–3000
Annual budget₹86.5 Cr [1]
CommissionerAbhinav Kumar, IPS DGP Uttarakhand Police
Fire chiefNeeru Garg, IPS, IG Fire Service [2]
Chief Fire Officer9
EMS levelBLS
MottoWe Serve to Save
Facilities and equipment
Airport crash7
Aerial Ladder Platforms1

The Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services[3] is the public service department of the Government of Uttarakhand whose function is to firefighting and emergency services in Uttarakhand. It is responsible for the provision of fire protection and life safety as well as responding to building collapses, drownings, gas leakage, oil spillage, road and rail accidents, bird and animal rescues, fallen trees and taking appropriate action during natural disasters. The department has now 48 fire stations consisting of nearly 1400 executive personnel and nearly 98 ministerial staff. The headquarters the department is situated at Dehradun.


Uttarakhand Fire department came into existence with the formation of Uttarakhand state on 9 November 2000. Earlier it has 22 fire stations. Today, Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency service has 48 fire stations/units, including 5 fire stations/unit dedicated to industrial area.

Organization structure

The head of the department is the Director General (D.G.) who is the rank of the D.G.P., I.P.S. rank. Under this rank is an Inspector General who is the rank of the I.G., I.P.S. and Deputy Inspector General who is the rank of the D.I.G., I.P.S. and at the Headquarters, and a deputy director (Technical) at the Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters, Dehradun. There are 13 districts, located in Almora, Bageshwar, Chamoli, Champawat, Dehradun, Haridwar, Nainital, Pauri Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Tehri Garhwal, Udham Singh Nagar and Uttarkashi where Chief Fire Officers are in charge. Each district has a Chief Fire Office and under each Chief Fire Officer there are fire stations where a Station Officer serves the station in charge.

At each station, in addition to Fire Station Officer there are Fire Station Second Officer, Leading Firemen, Fire Service Driver, and Firemen.


Officers [4]

Sub-ordinates [5]

Fire stations

District Division Fire Station
Chamoli Garhwal 1.Gopeshwar 2.Joshimath 3.Badrinath 4.Gairsain
Dehradun Garhwal 1.Dehradun 2.Rishikesh 3.Mussoorie 4.Vikasnagar 5.Selaqui 6.Doiwala 7.Tyuni
Pauri Garhwal Garhwal 1.Pauri 2.Kotdwar 3.Srinagar 4.Thalisain
Haridwar Garhwal 1.Haridwar 2.Roorkee 3.Sidcul Roshanabad 4.Laksar 5.Bhagwanpur
Rudraprayag Garhwal 1.Rudraprayag
Tehri Garhwal Garhwal 1.New Tehri 2.Narendranagar 3.Ghansali
Uttarkashi Garhwal 1.Uttarkashi 2.Barkot
Almora Kumaon 1.Almora 2.Ranikhet
Bageshwar Kumaon 1.Bageshwar 2.Garur 3.Kapkot
Champawat Kumaon 1.Lohaghat 2.Tanakpur
Nainital Kumaon 1.Nainital 2.Haldwani 3.Ramnagar
Pithoragarh Kumaon 1.Pithoragarh 2.Dharchula 3.Didihat
Udham Singh Nagar Kumaon 1. Rudrapur 2.kashipur 3.Jaspur 4.Pantnagar 5.Sitarganj 6.Khatima 7.Bajpur 8.Kichha

Women in Fire Service

The department has started to appoint a woman Firefighter in the State [6] since 2021. The Smt Kiran Joshi is a first female Firefighter as a Fireman (FireWomen) in Uttarakhand Fire Service.




See also


  1. ^ https://budget.uk.gov.in/files/Khand-5_Part-1.pdf
  2. ^ https://uttarakhandpolice.uk.gov.in/whoswhos
  3. ^ Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services
  4. ^ "ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE | Uttarakhand Fire and Emergency Services".
  5. ^ https://www.indiacode.nic.in/bitstream/123456789/5106/1/fire_service_2016_.pdf
  6. ^ https://www.jagran.com/lite/uttarakhand/dehradun-city-now-women-personnel-will-also-be-posted-in-fire-department-21378270.html