Call 9-1-1 for emergency Fire, Police and Ambulance service.
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 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmA0xmw7c6Y