About the Firehall

The Courtenay Fire Department serves a population of 38,000 over 181 square kilometres in the City of Courtenay and surrounding Fire Protection Districts. The department provides various fire-related services from one fire hall located at 650 Cumberland Road. A total of six career and 48 volunteer firefighters respond to both emergency and non-emergency calls.

Emergency Services

  • Fire suppression
  • Last responder medical services (due to ambulance delays)
  • Auto extrication
  • Rope rescue
  • Confined space rescue

Public Education

  • Fire Safety House
  • Smoke alarm installations
  • Fire hall tours
  • Fire extinguisher training

Fire Prevention

  • Annual fire Inspections of assembly and commercial buildings along with multi-family occupancies
  • Fire investigations


The Courtenay Fire Department apparatus fleet includes three fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one rescue truck, and a water tanker.