Fire Department & Emergency Services

Fire Emergency  911

Fire Non-Emergency  250-847-2015

For more Emergency Services in the Smithers area, please go to Contacts & Emergencies.

Emergency Preparedness Information:

Fire Protection Boundary Map

Fire Department

The Fire Department with its complement of 40 volunteer firefighters provide services besides structural firefighting such as the following:

  • First Responder (pre-hospital care) services
  • Highway rescue
  • Aircraft firefighting
  • Fire prevention
  • Public fire safety education
  • Volunteer fire fighting training

Fire prevention focuses on areas such as code enforcement and fire inspection services. Public fire safety education provides general information on preventing accidents in the home and workplace through lectures, tours, written information and fire extinguisher demonstrations.

Fire Department Staff

Keith Stecko, Fire Chief
Kelly Zacharias, Deputy Fire Chief
Loralie Dewar, Clerk Typist - Fire Hall


2 - Class "A" Pumpers: 1500 gpm & 1050 gpm
1 - Aerial 85 foot 1050 gpm Pump
1 - CAFS Mini-pump
2 - Rescue Trucks
1 - Crash Rescue Vehicle
1 - Tanker 4,500 gallons

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