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Pemberton Fire Rescue

Pemberton Fire Rescue provides fire protection to the Village of Pemberton and those parts of the surrounding rural areas between the Ryan River Bridge, Mount Currie, and Highway 99 South to Tisdale. Pemberton Fire Rescue covers an area of 500 kilometres and handles approximately 250 calls per year.

The Pemberton Fire Rescue Department would not be possible without the generous support of the communities, businesses and people we serve.

Burning Permits can be obtained by visiting the Fire Hall (1350 Aster Street) Monday to Friday, between 8:30am-4:30pm or by calling 604.894.6111.

Recent Documents & Reports

2017 Pemberton Fire Rescue Second Quarter Report

2017 Pemberton Fire Rescue Annual Report

2016 Pemberton Fire Rescue Annual Report

2016 Pemberton Fire Rescue Third Quarter Report

2008 Fire Audit

Pemberton Fire Rescue Incidents by Month Since 2008

  Jan. Feb,  Mar April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.  Dec. Totals
# Days per month  31 8 31 30 31 30 31 31 30 31 30 31  
                           
2008 16 18 18 21 17 7 16 18 16 15 15 16 193
2009 11 8 9 6 6 20 27 32 9 6 10 11 155
2010 9 9 6 7 13 20 25 17 14 20 12 9 161
2011 13 17 10 11 17 19 20 20 29 13 16 15 200
2012 16 11 16 21 25 20 18 26 16 11 9 26 215
2013 19 5 13 17 23 21 22 29 22 18 17 26 232
2014 15 17 8 25 23 17 31 21 23 17 25 18 240
2015 14 19 15 15 22 36 32 34 15 12 16 27 257
2016 16 17 13 16 27 24 42 25 18 12 27 30 267
2017 32 17 19 16 38 35 32 38 24 27 21 27 326
2018 21 30 16 22 37 33 36 0 0 0 0 0 195
                           
Totals 182 168 143 177 248 252 301 260 186 151 168 205 2441
                           
%of Total 7% 7% 6% 7% 10% 10% 12% 11% 8% 6% 7% 8%  

Pemberton Fire Rescue Incidents by Type Since 2008

  2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Totals %
Alarms 33 20 22 31 38 19 31 33 37 38 14 314 12.95
Burn Complaint 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 11 17 5 48 1.97
Carbon Monox. Detector 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 .29
Electrical Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 9 .37
Chimney Fire 6 2 1 5 10 9 11 9 6 4 9 72 2.95
Fire Unclassified  25 15 20 11 16 21 12 4 2 5 5 136 5.57
Grass Fire 7 4 6 6 11 13 19 8 1 0 5 80 3.28
Rubbish 6 13 2 6 4 4 1 2 2 1 1 42 1.72
Structural Fire 8 4 6 5 9 9 8 8 5 8 1 71 2.91
Vehicle Fire 4 5 1 7 2 2 4 3 6 9 2 45 1.84
Assist due to Flooding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 1 10

.41

Hazardous Materials 10 6 3 3 5 10 4 1 5 3 4 54 2.21
Hydro Lines Down 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 12 19 6 44 1.8
Mutual Aid 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 6 .25
Medical Aid 33 28 31 66 46 52 63 66 85 132 85 687 28.1
Motor Vehicle Accident 43 39 51 30 54 58 56 64 66 57 37 555 22.74
Public Service 17 13 15 28 18 24 14 3 6 4 4 146 5.98
RCMP Assist 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3 1 1 13

.53

Rescue & Safety 0 2 2 0 2 10 8 0 2 6 3 35 1.43
Smoke Sighting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 5 6 5 31 1.27
Wildland Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 7 10 7 34 1.39
TOTALS 193 155 161 200 215 232 240 257 267 326 195 2441  

 

Mission Statement

  • The preservation of life and property within the Pemberton area.
  • To promote fire safety and deliver educational programs.
  • To cooperate with other organizations within the community in the event of an emergency.
For Emergencices 9-1-1

For Non-Emergencies or
Information Contact Fire Hall

604.894.6111

Report a Wildfire

1.800.663.5555 or *5555 

 

Contact Us

Pemberton Fire Rescue
1350 Aster Street
Pemberton, BC  V0N2L0
Phone: 604.894.6111 
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Fire Chief
Robert Grossman
604.894.6111
Email Robert

Emergency Program Coordinator
604.894.6111