Find out more about our work in the community
Find other interesting information about Vancouver Fire Rescue Services on these independent community sites.
- Vancouver Firefighters' Charitable Society External website, opens in new tab
- Vancouver Firefighters Historical Society External website, opens in new tab
- Vancouver Firefighters Local 18 External website, opens in new tab
- Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band External website, opens in new tab
- Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Honour Guard External website, opens in new tab
Besides being the first to respond to emergency, medical, and rescue service calls, we also:
- Promote awareness of fire safety and prevention
- Attend community events
- Host fire hall tours to teach fire and life safety to kids
- Do charity work and fundraising to help improve the lives of people in the community
If you've taken a course with us, seen us in action, or just want to send comments about our service, send comments to us in our online form.
Did you know?
Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services started in 1886 as the volunteer Vancouver Fire Brigade.
The brigade expanded so rapidly "as regards to equipment and efficiency" that in 1911 a committee of London businessmen rated Vancouver's service the third in the world, behind only London and Leipzig.