Call 9-1-1 for emergency Fire, Police and Ambulance service.

Fire Department

The Fire Hall is located at 374 Manson Street, with a satellite hall at 11700 Sowchea Road. The protection area covers all of the District of Fort St. James, Nak’azdli Reserves No. 1 and 2, and a large portion of Regional District of Bulkley Nechako Rural Area “C”.

The Fire Department provides these services:

  • Fire prevention and education
  • Vehicle extrication
  • Fire suppression
  • Fire inspection
  • Burning permits
  • Emergency planning
  • Emergency operations centre
  • Fire training

The Department is managed by a full time Fire Chief, with fire protection and suppression provided by paid on-call fire fighters.

You can download an application here. To learn about becoming a fire fighter please contact the fire hall for more info: 250-996-8670 or email the Fire Chief.


The Fort St. James Detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police covers the municipality as well as a large rural area and Nak’azdli, Tl’azt’en, and Yekooche First Nations. The RCMP members and staff are committed to working with the community to ensure that we enjoy a safe community.


Fort St. James and area are served by B.C. Ambulance Service, which has a station located in the District with two ambulance units that are staffed 24-hours per day.

Voyent Alert

Voyent Alert is an app you can download onto your phone that will inform you when there is an emergency or a service disruption near your home or work. It is available in the app store for free to download.

To learn how to set it up visit this tutorial: