What's New:

FireSmart Free Yard Waste Wood Debris Pick-Up Information

The Comox Valley Regional District and K'ómoks First Nation using Community Resiliency Investment grant funding are offering a FREE yard waste and wood debris pick-up. The program is to encourage FireSmart safety on properties by removing excess yard waste and wood...

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No Cost Chipper Service: Nov 27-Dec 1, 2023

Do you want to FireSmart your property and have fallen branches, overgrown brush and other vegetation that needs to be removed? Union Bay / Fanny Bay Fire Rescue and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering the residents of both communities a FireSmart...

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UB/FB FIRE RESCUE TRAINING NOTICE

Residents in the Tappin St. / Old Union Bay School area

Union Bay/Fanny Bay Fire Rescue will be undertaking a large-scale training scenario at the old Union Bay School on April 23rd, 2024, in the evening at approximately 7pm.

Please give our crews and apparatus lots of room to move and don’t be alarmed if you see them working your neighbourhood.

Feel free to call 250-335-2345 if you have any questions.

Thank you

Wildfire Community Preparedness Day – May 4, 2024

Neighbourhood Grant Funding is available through
FireSmart Canada

Click here for more information on the grant and for tips on how to firesmart your home. (CVRD website).

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Get event ideas and materials to promote your event:
Click here for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day resources such as the Prep Day Toolkit.

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FireSmart Home Partners Program

Take action on your property to reduce wildfire risks:
Click here for the FireSmart Home Partners Property Assessment Application Form

Union Bay Fire Rescue and Fanny Bay Fire Rescue are accepting applications!

Join today!  Click on our Recruitment tab for more information.

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:

    FireSmart Free Yard Waste Wood Debris Pick-Up Information

    The Comox Valley Regional District and K'ómoks First Nation using Community Resiliency Investment grant funding are offering a FREE yard waste and wood debris pick-up. The program is to encourage FireSmart safety on properties by removing excess yard waste and wood...

    read more

    No Cost Chipper Service: Nov 27-Dec 1, 2023

    Do you want to FireSmart your property and have fallen branches, overgrown brush and other vegetation that needs to be removed? Union Bay / Fanny Bay Fire Rescue and the Comox Valley Regional District will be offering the residents of both communities a FireSmart...

    read more
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    Fireworks Information
    Firesmart BC

    Can I burn?


    1.  Burning Ban status:
    No burning bans

    2.  Fire Danger Rating:

    Fire Danger Rating Low

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

    Click here for Fact Sheet / Q&As: Amendments to the Wildfire Regulation 2023 (pdf)

    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
    https://governmentofbc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=6d288bc667b24528a5c1e3b4c0373d07 

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

    Open Fire Regulations Poster

    Join Our Team

    Click here to go to our Recruitment Page!

    Contact Info

    Chief:
    Ian W Ham
    firechief@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    Assistant Chief Operations UB
    Sandy Pridmore
    ac@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    Assistant Chief Operations FB
    Max Mielke
    acofb@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    Assistant Chief Training UB/FB
    D'Arcy Rainey
    training_ac@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    Training Captain UB
    Martin McRae
    training_ato@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    Training Captain FB
    Steve Strachan
    atofb@unionbayfirerescue.ca

    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