For emergencies, call: 911
For non-emergencies, call: 250-478-8321
Fire Rating as of August 4, 2020: HIGH
Please note that the use of manufactured Outdoor Burning Appliances is NOT PERMITTED in Colwood when fire rating is HIGH or EXTREME.
All other Open Burning is prohibited as per Colwood Outdoor Burning Restriction and Regulation Bylaw No. 931, 2007.
Colwood’s Fire Department has been protecting Colwood residents since 1946 – we are the Westshore’s longest serving fire department.
The City of Colwood is well served by 40 dedicated and experienced firefighters who care passionately about their community. All of our 8 career firefighters and 32 volunteer members are dedicated fire suppression and rescue professionals trained and certified under the British Columbia firefighters training program.
The Fire Department provides key public safety services:
- Emergency Fire Rescue Response
- Fire Prevention/Education
- Fire Safety Inspections
- Firefighter Training
- Fleet Maintenance