Prevention tips - Ville de Kirkland

Prevention tips

Public Safety

Forewarned is forearmed!

Safety is everyone’s business - we cannot say this often enough. To avoid unfortunate incidents, it is important to have good safety habits and to understand the possible dangers that exist even in our own homes.

For a safe and secure living environment and to help protect your rights and privacy, the Neighbourhood Police Station 1 and the Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal (SIM) have issued safety and prevention tips which you will find below. Just click on the title to download the information.

logo-police.jpgA few safety tips

Preventing theft and vandalism

  • Home Safety Tips
    Daily safety instructions for protecting your home.
  • Protect your home
    Learn and put into practice good safety habits that keep burglars away.
  • Vacation tips
    Your house must always have that “lived-in” look even when you’re away.
  • Traveler safety tips
    A few safety rules to follow while on vacation! Take our advice for a peaceful holiday.

Telephone harassment and fraud

Fire prevention

Fire safety

Fire safetyThe Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal (SIM) has more than sixty fire stations strategically located across the agglomeration of Montreal. The Town of Kirkland is serviced by Fire Station 54, located at 3048 Saint-Charles Boulevard. Kirkland residents can also count on the support of neighbouring stations in case of need as well as firefighter first responder services in case of medical emergencies. Firefighter first responders offer pre-hospital emergency services in conjunction with Urgences-santé paramedics.

Program for mobility impaired persons

The Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal (SIM) offers persons living with a handicap or reduced mobility the possibility to be registered into a computerized data base that assists firefighters in locating and evacuating them in case of emergency. The information collected is reserved for fire department use only and is kept confidential. This is a free and efficient service offered by your fire department!

To learn more about this service, call 514 872-3775 or click here

What to do after a fire?

The Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal has prepared a document that you can download and that will guide you through the different steps to take following a fire.

Download the Guide du citoyen (Things to do after a Fire)

The SIM activity reports

To obtain numerical data regarding the SIM responses on the territory of Kirkland for recent years, please refer to the Rapports des activités.

For more information or to contact them

Fire prevention is a very important part of the fire department’s work. Citizens living in Kirkland can contact their local prevention office where a team of prevention officers will be able to answer all their questions and concerns:

  • Administrative office: 514 280-1221
  • Fire prevention office, Kirkland: 514 280-6740
  • Program for mobility impaired persons: 514 872-3775
  • Fire report: 514 872-3775
  • Emergency: 9-1-1

For more information

For additional prevention and safety advice, please visit the following websites:
Don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1 for any emergency situation or to report suspicious activity in your neighbourhood.
Safety & Prevention Tips