Fire Brigade Charges

Fire Brigade charges are payable for the attendance of the Fire Brigade at all types of fires including domestic, commercial and industrial premises, and for other special services i.e. attendance at road traffic collisions, flooding, hazardous materials incidents, trees down, oil spills etc.

Charges for Fire Service attendance at incidents are provided for under the Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act, 1983.

Fire Brigade Charges are dealt with by the Fire Service administrative staff and invoices issued are payable to:

Cavan County Council, Customer Service Desk, Ground Floor, Farnham Centre, Farnham Street, Cavan H12 C9K1.

Payments may also be processed by phone, by calling 049 437 8300

Fire brigade charges

Fire brigade charges (applicable from 1 January 2012).

  • Firefighters' fees plus 25% for:
    • Domestic fires.
    • Industrial fires.
    • Other fires
    • Road traffic accidents
    • Special services
  • Chimney fires charged at €200
  • Fallen trees charged at €200
  • Units stood down resulting in non-attendance at scene €200
  • NOTE: There is no charge if a fire tender assists in a medical emergency

Waiver Application Forms

Waiver Application Forms can be downloaded at the link below or are available on request at the contact details at the bottom of this page.

  • Download fire brigade charge waiver form

Waiver does not apply to Fallen Trees or Chimney Fires.

If you have any questions or queries on Fire Brigade charges, please contact us using the details below:

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