Fire Prevention

What's New:

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.

Celebrating Milestones

Union Bay Fire Rescue recognizes members with every 5 years of servicethat they have dedicated to the department. Additionally, there are Federal Exemplary Service Medals (20yrs), as well as Provincial Long Service Medals (25yrs) that are awarded by the government to...

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Learn the Sounds of Fire
Fire Prevention WeekMeet & Greet:

Colouring Contest

Fire Prevention Week Colouring Contest Winners!!!

Union Bay Fire Rescue saw numerous entries for the Fire Prevention Week Colouring Contest during the last few weeks. All entries can be viewed here.

Aurora, Olive and Sam were the lucky winners. By fire truck delivery, all 3 winners were provided with their choice of a family dinner gift certificate or family movie passes.

All entries received a Halloween gift for participation in the Colouring Contest from the Union Bay Volunteer Fire Fighter’s Association.

Colouring Contest Winners

Big thank you to Fire Fighter/ Union Bay Volunteer Fire Fighter’s Association Chair Alexis Royer, Captain Adam Moyle, Fire Fighter Joey Tarnowski, and Fire Fighter Jim Hargreaves for their support in making this such a fun event. In addition, thank you to Fire Chief Terry Hoffart from Ships Point Volunteer Fire Department who was enlisted to draw the three lucky winners.

Looking forward to next year
Fire Chief Ian Ham
Union Bay Fire Rescue

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“Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™!”
Fire Prevention Week 2021 is October 3rd-9th!

This year’s Fire Prevention Week™ theme, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™,” puts the focus on educating children and adults about smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, their necessity, and how the sounds they make help save lives. Whether you’re making one presentation or 100, there are all sorts of ways to get people in your community involved in Fire Prevention Week. Stock up on educational brochures, stickers, fire hats, coloring books and sheet pads, posters, Sparky the Fire Dog® value packs, and other materials that make great giveaways during your Fire Prevention Week.

What's New:

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.

Celebrating Milestones

Union Bay Fire Rescue recognizes members with every 5 years of servicethat they have dedicated to the department. Additionally, there are Federal Exemplary Service Medals (20yrs), as well as Provincial Long Service Medals (25yrs) that are awarded by the government to...

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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