Fire & Emergency Services

Fire & Emergency Services

The primary mission of the District of Stewart Fire & Emergency Services Department is to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Stewart from the adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposures to dangerous conditions created by man or nature. This is accomplished through fire prevention, education and training programs.

A volunteer member contingent serves the District population of approximately 500. With various light commercial, light industry, heavy industry and residential properties situated in both centralized and remote areas of the community, Fire & Emergency Services work to ensure the safety of all who work and live in the Town of Stewart.
Regardless of the size or complexity of the incident, the District of Stewart firefighters are trained and equipped to serve the community.

Contact (Non-Emergency):
Fire Chief:  250-636-9135 (Fire Hall)
E-mail:  firechief@districtofstewart.com

Ambulance:  250-636-2676 (non-emergency)

911

911 is to be used only for emergencies (police, fire or medical) where an immediate response is required. When there is an emergency and lives are in danger, immediate action is required or there is a crime in progress.

Notice of Special Council Meeting:  Wednesday, November 25, 2020

POSTED: November 20, 2020

For more information, please see the Public Notice

Notice from BC Hydro:  Planned Outage on November 28, 2020

POSTED: November 5, 2020

For details regarding BC Hydro's planned power outage, please see the Public Notice.

Request for Proposal (RFP) for the use of the “Stewart Log Dump” and Associated Water Lots

POSTED: October 30, 2020

The District of Stewart (the District) has industrial land available for lease (part of District Lot 7318 known as the "Stewart Log Dump" lot, associated with Water Lots DL 7317 and DL 7184, collectively known as the "Lot Area"), and invites proposals for its non-exclusive use.  Please see the attached documents for more information: 

  1. RFP for DOS Log Dump & Water Lots
  2. Management Plan Guidance Document
  3. SAMPLE Dump Site Lease Agreement
  4. Q & A re Stewart RFP 20201116
  5. Amend 1 RFP for the DOS Log Dump and Water Lots

Supporting Local Businesses Through Tourism

POSTED: July 31, 2020

The District is supporting local businesses by utilizing an NDIT grant to promote Stewart tourism within BC. View BC Magazine's great feature on Stewart!

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: October 22, 2019

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 23, 2019

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

Dedication of “Family Quiet Room” at the Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: July 18, 2019

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation