Ghana Fire Service Website

Ghana Fire Service Website

MISSION OF GNFS

The Ghana National Fire Service is committed to providing an efficient and valued fire and rescue service to meet statutory required in Act 537 and public expectation.

This will be achieved through appropriate resourcing in terms of equipment, appliances, and premises and by effectively training personnel.

We are confident that we can maintain and improve public safety from fire and other emergencies, thereby protecting the people, industry, crops and the vegetation.

VISION OF GNFS

To prevent and manage undesired fires,thereby reducing loss of lives and properties by enforcement of Fire Safety measures in national strategicinstallations and responding promptly to fire disasters.

FUNCTIONS OF GNFS

FUNCTIONS:

The Ghana National Fire Service is mandated to undertake the following functions:

a. Organise public fire education programmes:-

i. To create and sustain awareness of the hazards of fire.

ii. To heighten the role of the individual in the prevention of fire; and

b. Provide technical advice for building plans with regard to machinery and structural layouts to facilitate escape from fire, rescue operations, and fire management;

c. Inspect and offer technical advice on fire extinguisher;

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