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Fire Fighter Awards and Appreciation Banquet

Union Bay Fire Rescue held its annual Fire Fighter Awards and Community Appreciation banquet on Saturday Dec 3, 2022. The event was held at the Union Bay Community Centre. Included in the celebrations were retired honorary fire fighters, CVRD Manager of Community...

Open fires allowed in the Union Bay Fire Protection Area Nov 1

CVRD Fireworks Ban Still in effect Effective at noon Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, open burning activities will once again be permitted throughout the Union Bay Fire Protection Area. Category 2 and Category 3 open fires have been prohibited...

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Union Bay Fire Rescue held its annual Fire Fighter Awards and Community Appreciation banquet on Saturday Dec 3, 2022. The event was held at the Union Bay Community Centre. Included in the celebrations were retired honorary fire fighters, CVRD Manager of Community Services Doug DeMarzo, retired CVRD Fire Services Manager James Bast, and Oyster River Fire Rescue Chief Bruce Green. CVRD Area A Director Daniel Arbour sent his regrets.

The banquet serves as an opportunity to recognize the department member’s long-standing service and outstanding commitment.

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MISSION STATEMENT:

The Union Bay Fire Rescue is committed to providing professional, efficient and effective services to all residents and visitors of Union Bay. Our mission will be accomplished through training, education and fire prevention. When called upon; we will….

  • Provide a rapid and professional response to a emergency
  • Attempt to minimize loss of life and property from fire, or disaster
  • Show compassion for those involved
  • Be committed to protection of the environment

    What's New:

    Fire Fighter Awards and Appreciation Banquet

    Union Bay Fire Rescue held its annual Fire Fighter Awards and Community Appreciation banquet on Saturday Dec 3, 2022. The event was held at the Union Bay Community Centre. Included in the celebrations were retired honorary fire fighters, CVRD Manager of Community...

    Open fires allowed in the Union Bay Fire Protection Area Nov 1

    CVRD Fireworks Ban Still in effect Effective at noon Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, open burning activities will once again be permitted throughout the Union Bay Fire Protection Area. Category 2 and Category 3 open fires have been prohibited...

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    Fireworks Information
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    Can I burn?


    1.  Burning Ban status:
    No Burning Ban

    2.  Fire Danger Rating:

    Fire Danger Rating Low

    3.  Apply for Union Bay Burning Permit
    (April 1 to Oct 31)
    Click here for Burning Permit

    4. Ensure that the venting conditions are good on the day of burning by calling the Outdoor Burning Hotline
    1-855-262-2876 or visit the website
    Click here for Venting Index

    Ventilation Index

    5.  Use Burning Safety Precautions
    Click here for the Open Burning Information Poster

    Open Fire Regulations Poster

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    Contact Info

    Chief:
    Ian W Ham  CD

    Assistant Chief Training:
    D'Arcy Rainey

    Assistant Chief Operations:
    Sandy Pridmore

    5471 S. Island Hwy
    PO Box 70
    Union Bay, BC V0R 3B0

    For all emergencies
    dial 911

    For Non-Emergencies
    Phone: (250) 335-2345

    Email: firechief@unionbayfirerescue.ca