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.

November is Adoption Awareness Month

POSTED: November 15, 2018

At the November 13, 2018 Regular Council meeting, Council made a motion to join the Province in proclaiming November as Adoption Awareness Month.

Water Quality Advisory

POSTED: November 14, 2018

There have been reports from residents (Nov 14 2018) experiencing brown or discoloured water in the community.  If your household is experiencing this issue, please allow your cold water tap to run until the water clears.  Additionally, please see the attached Water Quality Advisory notice (still in effect) with information and recommendations.  

Call for Nominations:  Board of Variance

POSTED: November 13, 2018

The District of Stewart is looking for interested people to sit on its Board of Variance.  This board is appointed by Council for a term of 3 years.  The board meets only when needed and fulfils the duties as per Bylaw #881, 2014 and according to the Local Government Act, Sec. 899.  Please see the attached notice for more information.

2018 Christmas Card Competition-DEADLINE EXTENDED

POSTED: October 23, 2018

For those that were hoping to submit an entry, GOOD NEWS - the deadline has been extended until Monday, November 19 at 4:30pm. So, all of you local artists and photographers still have time to participate by submitting your original artwork or photograph to the District office.
For more details, please read the Christmas Card Competition link.

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