MVA & Fire Incident Report

Information regarding a fire, motor vehicle accident, or other emergency incident to which the City of Port Coquitlam Fire Service responded are available upon request for a fee. Please complete the Incident Request Form at the bottom of this page.

Authorization to Release Form

The City of Port Coquitlam generally refrains from including personal information within our incident reports. If you are requesting access to another person’s personal information an Authorization to Release Form must be submitted with the Incident Request Form. If this form is not completed, personal information will be severed from all records provided to you in accordance with Section 22 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you use your own authorization release form template, it must be made out to the City of Port Coquitlam with a recent date or it will be returned for correction.

Processing Your Request

In the event we need to clarify information, please include a contact telephone number and email address. In order to reduce processing time and additional fees, please ensure your request is clear, concise and focused and that all required fields are completed on the Incident Request Form.

Please allow 30 business days for processing.

Fees & Payment

Requests will not be completed until full payment has been received. Fees for locating, retrieving, producing and preparing records:

  • Motor Vehicle Accident/Incident Report – $100.00 per incident
  • Fire Incident Investigation Reports and Photos (if applicable) – $200.00 per incident

Payment can be received in the following ways:

  • Credit card – in person 
  • Debit card – In person
  • Cheque payable to “City of Port Coquitlam” – Mail or drop off at the following address:
    Corporate Office City of Port Coquitlam
    2580 Shaughnessy St. Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 2A8


MVA & Fire Incident Report Form

To protect your privacy and ensure confidentiality, please do not include any personal information such as your social insurance number, personal health number, or date of birth. We do not require this information and your request may be returned to you to amend prior to being accepted.

If you require additional information that the City or Port Coquitlam Fire Service does not routinely provide, please inquire through the City’s Freedom of Information request process.

MVA & Fire Incident Report Form
If you are requesting more than one report, you must fill out another form.

Incident Details

You must fill this section out so that the City can find the appropriate record. If the information provided is not correct or too broad, you may be charged additional fees for the extra time spent processing your request.
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