Sechelt Fire
Department

Serving the Sunshine Coast
for over 75 years

Our Focus is on Fire Prevention and Public Education

On behalf of the members who make up the Sechelt Fire Department, we would like to welcome you to our web site. The Sechelt Fire Department is proud of the service we provide and our history stretching back over seventy five years. Our focus on Fire Prevention and Public Education is second only to the tireless effort put forth by our Volunteer Firefighters past and present.

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Serve

The Sechelt Fire Department has been in operation in various forms for approximately 75 years.

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Protect

For over 75 years, the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department has been protecting the communities on the Sunshine Coast.

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FAQ

Answers to your most frequently
asked questions

Fire Safety

Fire Safety is an important issue for all of us. Residential fires are responsible for a tragic number of deaths, injuries and millions of dollars in property damage and health care costs annually. Fire is devastating and so final. Most people will never face a major fire but don’t think it will never happen to you! When’s the last time you considered…

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Plans

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Household
Safety

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Fire Safety
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Forest Fire Danger

Backyard burning of toxic materials, garbage, construction waste, demolition waste, and garden refuse is NOT permitted in the District of Sechelt.

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One of our firefighters geared-up
One of our service rigs
A group of our firefighters during a training exercise

What’s Happening

Providing you with information for our community.

Fire Prevention Week 2021

Fire Prevention Week 2021

2021 Fire Prevention WeekLearn the Sounds of Fire SafetyThis years Fire Prevention Week campaign is about learning the sounds of fire safety. What is your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm telling you?  3 Long Beeps = Smoke Alarm. React quickly, follow your family's...

Sechelt Firefighter Wins National Award for Fundraising

Sechelt Firefighter Wins National Award for Fundraising

2021 Dr. David Green National Fire Fighter of the Year: Captain Steven Achterberg  Congratulations to Capt. Steven Achterberg on his Muscular Dystrophy Canada Firefighter of the Year award!! We are extremely proud of Steve and his accomplishments both with MD...

2021 Campfire Ban Rescinded

2021 Campfire Ban Rescinded

2021 Provincial Campfire Ban RescindedDistrict of Sechelt and shíshálh Nation Campfire Ban LiftedAs of 12:00pm Friday September 3, 2021, the Sechelt Volunteer Fire Department will be rescinding the campfire ban within the District of Sechelt and the shíshálh Nation...

Sechelt Fire Protection District

We are committed to providing high quality and cost effective Fire Protection services to our rapidly growing community of 11,000.

Location

In Case of Emergency

In case of an emergency, please call 911

Address

5525 Trail Avenue
Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A0
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Monday – Friday

9am to 5pm

Contact

Office Phone

604-885-7017

24-Hour Duty Officer

604-740-2595

Forest Fire Reporting Only

866-663-5555

A Message from the Sechelt Fire Department

On Behalf of the members who make up the Sechelt Fire Department, I would like to welcome you to our web site. The Sechelt Fire Department is proud of the service we provide and our history stretching back over seventy five years.

Our focus on Fire Prevention and Public Education is second only to the tireless effort put forth by our Volunteer Firefighters past and present.

With guidance from the Board of the Sechelt Fire Protection District, we are committed to providing high quality and cost effective Fire Protection services to our rapidly growing community of 11,000.

I hope this site provides you with the information you need. For further details regarding the Fire Department, please use our contact form or call me directly at 604-885-7017.

Warmest regards

Trevor Pike CFO
Sechelt Fire Department