We are the nation’s largest fire and rescue service, working 24 hours a day to keep the it safe from fires and responding to emergencies.
The current structure of the Fire Service in Nigeria is based upon the legislation of the Fire Services Act of 1981.(Link to the Act)
The Fire Services in Nigeria are managed at local authority level, with the Department of the Environment and Local Government playing an advisory, legislative and policy-making role. The Fire Services are operated by 37 Fire Authorities , which are managed by State Councils, and Town Councils around the states.