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Yarmouth's emergency services are here to help in the worst of times. If you're experiencing an emergency, you can reach emergency services by calling 911.

Emergency Management Office

For larger emergencies, the Emergency Management Office is here to coordinate between different services. Their role is to plan ahead before an emergency occurs, coordinate the provision of the Town and Municipal resources when an emergency occurs, and assist with analysis and evaluation after an emergency.

Police Services

The RCMP Detachment covers the Town of Yarmouth and provides a variety of law enforcement and community-based policing services to the citizens of the Town of Yarmouth, as well as those who access the community as a service centre for southwest Nova Scotia.

Fire Services

The Yarmouth Fire Department is dedicated to fire prevention and the protection of the citizens of Yarmouth.

Health Services

The Yarmouth Hospital provides care to 64,000 people in Shelburne, Yarmouth and Digby Counties. The hospital includes an emergency room and ambulance service. For more information about public health and safety, including local clinics and how to find a family doctor, check out our health and safety page.

 For after hours non-emergency matters, such as flooded basements, please contact the Yarmouth Fire Department at (902) 742-7411. Your information will be directed to the appropriate department.

Town of Yarmouth

 This is an exciting time for the Town of Yarmouth. By working together, we can meet today’s challenges and build a better future.”

Pam Mood


Town of Yarmouth
400 Main Street
Yarmouth, B5A 1G2

  (902) 742-2521
  (902) 742-6244

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