Federal Fire Service
Ø Extinguishment, control and prevention of fire;
Ø Rescue of victims during an emergency;
Ø Saving and protection of life and property and;
Ø Rendering of humanitarian services
Added to the above are the following oversight functions as approved by the Committee on Reorganization of Fire Service in the country.
Ø Regulation of the State and Private Fire Services;
Ø Coordination of national emergencies.
Ø Prescription and monitoring of standards for the promotion of fire education, fire prevention, safety, mitigation and investigation;
Ø Provision of policy direction for the Nation’s Fire Service;
Ø Ensuring the standardization of fire and rescue equipment manufactured or imported into Nigeria;
Ø Encouraging the establishment of stations and fire posts by the State Fire Services;
Establishing the National Fire Academy to meet the training requirement of fire fighters in the country and beyond;