Fire Protection

Fire Protection

The District of Coldstream Fire Services Bylaw No. 1591 and Fire Prevention Bylaw No. 1592 establish fire services for the District.  The general mandate of the Fire Department is to take all proper measures for the prevention, control and extinguishment of fires, and for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of all municipal bylaws respecting fire prevention.

Contact information

The delivery of this fire protection service is currently provided by two fire halls, one in Lavington and one in west Coldstream, with 25 paid-on-call volunteer firefighters at each hall.  The fire halls are not manned; however, non-emergency contact may be made to:

Fire Emergency:  call 9-1-1.

General Inquires:  contact the Municipal Office at 250-545-5304 or fill out the Contact Us form.

Fire Inspections and Investigations:  contact Matthew Treit, Protective Services Coordinator, at 250-545-5304 or fill out the Contact Us form.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

PreparedBC:  Household Emergency Plan:  As part of the PreparedBC resource library, Emergency Management BC has developed a new Household Emergency Plan.  This 12 page resource provides you with useful planning tips and a "fill in the blank" template to create your own household emergency plan.

PreparedBC:  Household Preparedness Guide:  Since preparedness starts in the home, this eleven-step guide has all the information needed to get prepared now, such as building an emergency kit, gathering items for your grab-and-go bags and identifying a safe meeting place.

In It Together:  Neighbourhood Preparedness Guide:  This eight-step guide will help people connect with their neighbours in the spirit of community resiliency and disaster readiness.  Join forces with your neighbours so you collectively know what to do  in an emergency, who to check on and what resources are available nearby.

Basic Emergency Supply Kit card:  A graphics-based, easy to follow resource that identifies essential emergency preparedness supplies.



The District of Coldstream
9901 Kalamalka Road
Coldstream, BC V1B 1L6
Tel: (250) 545-5304
Fax: (250) 545-4733
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on Statutory Holidays
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