Fire Rescue

We exist to enhance the quality of life within our community by providing innovative protection and safety to life, property and the environment.

We are a professional organization that accomplishes our mission through prevention, emergency response services, education and training.

We are made of 5 divisions:

  • Operations - emergency medical services, fire suppression, and rescue activities.
  • Fire & Loss Prevention - fire investigations, inspections, fire plan checking and public education.
  • Education and Training - design, development and implementation of our education and training program.
  • Infomatics & Communication - receiving and dispatching 911 calls for Nanaimo and 26 other fire departments nearby.
  • Administration


Administration Division is located in the Command and Business Centre at:

580 Fitzwilliam Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 6E2

We are open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Non-emergency line: 250-753-7311

Follow us on Twitter @nanaimofire.


General Fire Information 250-753-7311

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