What's New:

Fire Prevention Week Open House / Colouring Contest

October starts fire prevention week and Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to invite the community to stop by the hall for a coffee and doughnut on Sunday Oct 3, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
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Union Bay Fire Rescue is also 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.

Open Burning Ban Lifted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.

Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Standard Time, Thursday September 16, 2021, all open fires will again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. The lifting of the ban is the result of recent rainfall that has reduced the wildfire risk in the region, along with the return of seasonal temperatures.

Thank You to Alexis and Gloria Royer

Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to say…….
THANK YOU
To Alexis and Gloria Royer for their hard work and generous donation of time spent “refreshing” the Union Bay Fire Hall meeting room.

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Open Burning Ban Lifted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.

Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Standard Time, Thursday September 16, 2021.  All open fires will again be permitted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.  The lifting of the ban is the result of recent rainfall that has reduced the wildfire risk in the region, along with the return of seasonal temperatures.

This means that Campfires, Category 2 and 3 open fires, and Resource Management Burning will be permitted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.

The public is asked to undertake open burning responsibly and to follow guidance to ensure their burning is conducted in a safe manner.

 Click here to read the full Information Bulletin (PDF)

Please mark Dec. 11, 2021 on your calendar and join with Union Bay Fire Rescue Members on the Second Annual Food Drive through our community.

We will be collecting donations and non-perishables to be delivered to the Comox Valley Food Bank to help over the holiday season.

Looking forward to seeing you out there again this year.

Union Bay Fire Rescue

Presents its 2nd Annual
SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO UNION BAY

Join us on
Saturday, December 11th,
starting at 11 am on Spindrift Road
Working our way south, through each neighborhood, all the way down to Tsable River bridge.
Approximate travel time from one end of our district to the other is
3 1/2 hours

All donations/nonperishables will be donated to the CV Food Ban

 *Santa will not be able to get off of our fire truck.
Please practice social distancing and wear a mask.

For more information, please contact Alexis @ alexis2080@hotmail.com or 250-898-9935

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 Prevention Week Open House / Colouring Contest

    October starts fire prevention week and Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to invite the community to stop by the hall for a coffee and doughnut on Sunday Oct 3, from 10:00am to 1:00pm.
    *****
    Union Bay Fire Rescue is also 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.

    Open Burning Ban Lifted within the Union Bay Fire Protection Area.

    Effective at 12:00 (noon) Pacific Standard Time, Thursday September 16, 2021, all open fires will again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. The lifting of the ban is the result of recent rainfall that has reduced the wildfire risk in the region, along with the return of seasonal temperatures.

    Thank You to Alexis and Gloria Royer

    Union Bay Fire Rescue would like to say…….
    THANK YOU
    To Alexis and Gloria Royer for their hard work and generous donation of time spent “refreshing” the Union Bay Fire Hall meeting room.

    Subscribe to Post Notifications

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

    Fireworks Information

    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

    Join Our Team

    Click here to go to our Recruitment Page!

    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 

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