Fire Prevention Week - Colouring Contest

What's New:

Union Bay Curbside Chipper Program a Big Success!!!

Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the residences of Union Bay.  Over 31 homes participated in the inaugural curbside chipper program with over 50 cubic yards of debris being removed to the CVRD Skyrocket facility. This is an outstanding...

No Cost Chipper Service – May 30th

No Cost Chipper ServiceMay 30, 2022 Do you have fallen branches, overgrown brush and other vegetation that needs chipping?Union Bay Fire Rescue and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering the residents of Union Bay an alternative to burning or hauling...

Fire Permits Available April 1 to October 31

Fire Permits Fire permits help keep the department informed about burning activities. A fire permit details safe burning practices that can help reduce property damage, personal injury and wildfires. Fire Permits are required April 1 to Oct 31 for all open burning in...

Congratulations!

Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to congratulate Lt Mike Jager, Lt Joe Tarnowski and Capt Marty McRae on their recent promotions. Well done, and thank you for your commitment to the Department and the Community.

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Colouring Contest

Union Bay Fire Rescue is inviting younger residents to email the fire hall pictures of their coloured Fire Prevention posters or their own illustrations showing the importance of working smoke alarms

  • Fire Prevention colouring posters can be downloaded here
  • Colouring Posters can also be picked up at the Union Bay Market and the Union Bay Credit Union.
  • Completed pictures can be emailed to firechief@unionbayfirerescue.ca
  • Pictures will be added to this page!

What's New:

Union Bay Curbside Chipper Program a Big Success!!!

Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to extend a big THANK YOU to the residences of Union Bay.  Over 31 homes participated in the inaugural curbside chipper program with over 50 cubic yards of debris being removed to the CVRD Skyrocket facility. This is an outstanding...

No Cost Chipper Service – May 30th

No Cost Chipper ServiceMay 30, 2022 Do you have fallen branches, overgrown brush and other vegetation that needs chipping?Union Bay Fire Rescue and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering the residents of Union Bay an alternative to burning or hauling...

Fire Permits Available April 1 to October 31

Fire Permits Fire permits help keep the department informed about burning activities. A fire permit details safe burning practices that can help reduce property damage, personal injury and wildfires. Fire Permits are required April 1 to Oct 31 for all open burning in...

Congratulations!

Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to congratulate Lt Mike Jager, Lt Joe Tarnowski and Capt Marty McRae on their recent promotions. Well done, and thank you for your commitment to the Department and the Community.

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You will receive an email notification when we add new posts to this website.

Open Burning

Fire Permits...
when do you need one?

Click here

Can I burn?

1. Ensure that there are no Local or Provincial Fire Bans or Restrictions
Local Fire Bans or Restrictions Issued by the Fire Department:

Chief Message: Open Burn Ban Lifted
Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Standard Time, Thursday September 16, 2021, Campfires, Category 2 and 3 open fires, and Resource Management Burning will be permitted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.

2.  Ensure that the venting conditions will allow for burning in the area
3.  Use burning safety precautions

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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