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The North Saanich Fire Department is committed to keeping everyone who lives in and enjoys our community safe. We preserve life, protect property and the environment.


  • Established in 1972
  • 3 career firefighters
  • Approximately 35 volunteers
  • 1 support staff
  • 2 fire halls

We respond to more than 600 emergency incidents every year, including:

  • Fire Suppression
  • Medical Response
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Rescue
  • Mutual Aid Requests
  • Hazardous Materials Incidents
  • Public Service Requests

We also:

  • Attend community events and deliver programs and presentations to citizens, groups and businesses.
  • Provide fire and life safety education through programs like Learn Not to Burn, A Working Smoke Alarm in Every Home and Fire Prevention Week.
  • Inspect commercial and residential occupancies and review construction plans to make sure they comply with fire safety regulations and bylaws.
  • Create plans to keep our members safe when they fight fires.
  • Provide fire investigations.

For information on outdoor burning, click here.

To contact staff in the Emergency Services department, click here.

To contact the North Saanich Fire Department (non-emergencies), click here. In an emergency, always dial 9-1-1.

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