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.

Welcome to the District’s New CAO

POSTED: July 19, 2019

Please see the letter from the Mayor welcoming Tammy McKeown as the District's new Chief Administrative Officer

Blue-green Algae Tips for Summer

POSTED: July 18, 2019

Please see the Media Bulletin from Northern Health regarding safety around the lake.

4 Tips for Coping with Wildfires and Smokey Skies

POSTED: July 9, 2019

For more information, please click on the link from Northern Health's Public Service Announcement regarding Disaster Stress.

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

POSTED: July 18, 2019

Please join us at the Stewart Health Centre on July 22 at 1:00pm for the presentation in memory of Alfred H. Burton.  For details, please see the attached notice.

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