COVID-19 Update

To all Business and Building Owners,

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Nanaimo Fire Rescue has suspended regular fire inspections of businesses as a measure to help reduce potential the spread of the virus; however, Fire Inspectors will continue to investigate any reported fire hazards.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue would like to remind business and building owners that it is your responsibility to carry out the provisions of the BC Fire Code.

This Inspection Checklist has been provided to help you and your staff comply with fire safety regulations for the days and months ahead.

Fire Inspections and Regulations

Are you aware that you have fire protection responsibilities to reduce injury and loss to life and property? Be aware that fees and fines may be applied.

We'll work with you to meet these requirements. Contact us at

Explanation of the responsibilities:


 Here are some forms to help you meet those responsibilities:   

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Last updated: March 31, 2020

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