To produce Firefighters proficient in the prevention and mitigation of fire and other emergencies.


To ensure safety of lives and properties by extinguishing, control and prevention of fire outbreak through…


To extinguish, control and prevent Rescue victims during an emergency To save life and protect property…

Controller General of Fire(CGF) 100 Days in Office speech

Since the inception of the administration of the current Controller General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service, the Service has recorded remarkable progress in its structure, personnel and modernized fire fighting appliance.

The Federal Fire Service Mandate

Save Lives & Properties

Federal Fire Service is reducing fire outbreak through training of firefighters and deployment of new firefighting…

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Fire Fighting and Control

At the event of any fire outbreak the Federal Fire Service effectively respond in containing, extinction…

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Search and Rescue

The officers and men of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) are highly trained, disciplined and professional…

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Training and Education

We provide professional development training for fire and rescue services personnel in the Country. This is in keeping with the Mission Statement of the service as it pertains producing firefighter proficient in the prevention and mitigation of fire and other emergencies. The National Fire Academy (NFA) in affiliation with Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) is providing post graduate studies in various safety and security discipline. This is to further equip sister personnel with requisite skills in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Over 119 Years Of Experience

Zonal Commands
State Presence & Location
Modern Fire Applicance
Certificates Issued


Admin and Supply

Functions & Duties

Oversees appointments, and staff welfare. Supervises various commands, and in charge of general admin.

Finance and Accounts

Functions and Duties

Prepares the personal budget. Administers fund and expenditures


Functions and Duties

Firefighting. Carries out topography of allotted areas and jurisdiction. Effects rescues.

Policy, Planning, Research, and Statistics (PPRS)

Functions and Duties

Policy formulation. Collects and collates fire statistics for planning and research. In charge of information, communication…

National Fire Academy

Functions and Duties

Provides the training requirements for fire fighters, within the country and African sub-region. Formulates and develops…

Investigation, Inspectorate and Enforcement (IIE)

Functions and Duties

Inspects and ensures fire safety compliance in public buildings. Disaster management. Investigates causes of fires and…

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