firetruckssi HHElectoral Area Fire Protection

The CRD provides fire protection services in many Electoral Area communities through a network of commissions, societies, and service contracts. Most fire department members are volunteers from within the communities they serve.

Municipal Fire Protection

Municipalities are responsible for provision of fire protection through their local fire departments.

CRD Fire Dispatch

The CRD provides emergency fire dispatch for Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring Island, Southern Gulf Islands, Metchosin, Sooke, Highlands and Langford. The service operates out of Langford Fire Hall #1 utilizing contracted Langford Fire Department staff. Back-up services for the fire dispatch are provided through the BCAS dispatch centre in Langford.

The CRD Board delegates authority to the Planning, Transportation, and Protective Services Committee (PTPS) for emergency fire dispatch for the three the Juan de Fuca, Salt Spring Island, Southern Gulf Islands,Metchosin, Sooke, Highlands and Langford.