Powell River Fire Rescue is a composite career, paid-on-call department with two Chief Officers, 15 International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Career Personnel consisting of: Coordinator/Public Educator and 14 Suppression Firefighters, as well as approximately 20 paid-on-call Auxiliary Firefighters.
Powell River has two fire stations. The main station, No.1 Fire Hall at 6965 Courtenay Street is the primary administration office and is manned 24 hours/seven days a week by career firefighters. The No. 2 Fire Hall at 6459 Sutherland Avenue, provides supplemental coverage for the Wildwood area with paid on-call fire fighters responding from Wildwood and career members responding from the No.1 Fire Hall.
We will be responsive to the needs of our citizens and visitors by providing rapid, professional service essential to the health, safety and well being of the community. We will accomplish our mission through careful and continual planning, education and evaluation of the needs of our community. We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models and strive in effectively and efficiently utilizing all the necessary resources at our command to provide service deemed excellent by our citizens and ourselves.
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am to 5 pm.