Community Events


Fire safety and fire extinguisher training

Do you know how to use a fire extinguisher? Learn basic fire safety and have hands-on extinguisher training. The cost is $15 per person and will take about 1.5 hours. Courses are scheduled between April and September.

Sign up for Fire Safety and fire extinguisher training

Fire Station # 4 Open House June 19, 2019 - Thank you!

Thank you to the over 450 people from the community who attended our open house in Chase River on June 19! Lots of learning about fire communications, emergency preparedness, CPR, fire smarting your property and general fire safety!  

Fire station tours

Due to the large popularity of stations tours we are making some changes.

Station tours will be conducted on Tuesdays only from 9:00 - 11:00 am.

  • 1st Tuesday of the month at Station 1 - 666 Fitzwilliam Street
  • 2nd Tuesday at Station 2 - 2499 Dorman Road
  • 3rd Tuesday at Station 3 - 6230 Hammond Bay Road
  • 4th Tuesday at Station 4 - 1425 Cranberry Avenue

Some new tour rules:

  • Book 4 weeks in advance
  • 10 or more participants
  • minimum age of 3 years

Sign up for a Station tour


Child Passenger Safety Program

No free education clinics available at this time. Another community provider is For a list of other community and service providers call BCAA: 1-877-247-5551

Contact Us

General Fire Information 580 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 6E2

Last updated: June 20, 2019

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