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.

Information Bulletin:  Fire Prohibitions Across NW Fire Centre

POSTED: May 24, 2019

Please see the attached Information Bulletin from the Province regarding burning prohibitions in effect as of Friday, May 24th, 2019

News Release

POSTED: April 11, 2019

The District of Stewart has been successful in their grant application submitted to the 2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program in the amount of $585,731. Click on the link for details   /docs/news_release.pdf

Information Bulletin:  Warmer Weather Prompts Outdoor Burning Precautions

POSTED: April 1, 2019

Please see the bulletin from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, and BC Wildfire Service.

Invitation to participate in the Patient Partner Steering Committee

POSTED: May 23, 2019

This committee will guide a study called "Optimizing Patient Experience in Medical Travel" - if you are interested in participating, please click on the invitation letter from Denise Jaworsky & Dave Sohi for details and contact info.

Emergency Preparedness Week

POSTED: May 9, 2019

Watch for your Household Emergency Plan booklet in your mail

CMSD82 News Release:  Jocelynn Drew, Bear Valley School Principal Appointment

POSTED: May 7, 2019

Please see the attached News Release from Coast Mountains Board of Education School District 82 announcing the appointment of Jocelynn Drew as the School Principal at Bear Valley School. 

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

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: February 21, 2018

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

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