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About Us

Department Profile  

Nanaimo Fire Rescue Department's service to the public consists of more than just fighting fires and responding to emergency calls.  We are made up of 5 divisions:  Operations; Fire & Loss Prevention; Infomatics and Communication; Nanaimo Emergency Management; and Administration.

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Nanaimo Fire Rescue is proud of our new LEED building, certified for its sustainable 'green' features. Fire Station 4 is located in South Nanaimo at 1425 Cranberry Road and opened in July of 2008.  See the attached brochure for more details.

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The Fire Service is heavily steeped in tradition and Nanaimo Fire Rescue is no different. From man-drawn hose reels to horse-drawn steam engines to motorized hose and chemical cars to today's engines, some complete with compressed air foam. 

Station Tours

Please call Nanaimo Fire Rescue at (250) 753-7311 if you wish to set up a Fire Station tour.


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