Ghana National Fire Service
The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) is one of the Agencies under the Ministry of the Interior. The Service was re-established by an Act of Parliament in 1997, Ghana National Fire Service Act, 1997, Act 537. The objective of the Service is to prevent and manage undesired fire.
Under the strategic objectives of the mother ministry, The Ghana National Fire Service is required to provide adequate protection of life and property and sensitize and provide technical assistance and advice to schools, markets, MMDAs, lorry parks, and other institutions nationwide on fire safety measures. The major program and projects assigned to the Service are Fire Management, Rescue, and Extrication services.
The GNFS is required to perform the following functions to achieve her objectives:
The Ghana National Fire Service is committed to ensuring safer communities throughout Ghana by containment of fire and reduction of fire-related accidents and deaths.
The mission of GNFS is to provide efficient and valued Fire and Rescue Services, as well as meeting the Statutory requirements so as to maintain and improve public safety from fires and related emergencies thereby protecting the people, the environment, and the economy through a motivated workforce and adequate resources.
The Chief Fire Officer, Ghana National Fire Service, P.O. Box 4129, Cantonment, Accra
Tel: +233 302 2772446, 0299340383
Emergency No.: 192 (Toll-free for all Networks)
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana