For over 75 years the Sechelt Fire Protection District has been valiantly serving the District of Sechelt and the shíshálh Nation. Our brave women and men are always ready to save lives, save property, and help our community and citizens with whatever problems they find themselves in.
We successfully accomplish these tasks by rigorously training, and constantly learning and evolving. Our equipment is top of the line and our facilities & instructors are world class. We pride ourselves on our professionalism and excellence no matter what the emergency!
Full Service Department
We are a full service department offering:
- Structural Firefighting
- Wildland Firefighting
- Structure Protection
- Auto Extrication
- Confined Space Rescue
- High/Low Angle Rescue
- Hazardous Materials
- Medical Response
Volunteer With Us
The Sechelt Fire Department is always on the lookout for motivated men and women who want to serve their community, learn new skills, and strive to be the best. We provide training to the full NFPA 1001 standards — free of charge! All we ask in return is a couple of hours a week to train with a desire to learn, and a great attitude.
If you want to join this incredible group of human beings, please submit an online request or email chief(-at-)secheltfire.ca to book an appointment to pick up an application.
Please note that all submissions must be dropped off in person at the Sechelt Fire Department, 5525 Trail Avenue, Sechelt BC.
Requirements for volunteers:
- Minimum 19 years of age
- Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
- Clean Driver’s Abstract
- Criminal Record Check
- Medically cleared by your doctor