Christina Lake Fire/Rescue provides fire protection and emergency services within a portion of Electoral Area C/Christina Lake as part of the Christina Lake Fire Protection Service, paid for through taxation of residents who receive the service.
The department is a composite fire department consisting of 1 career fire chief, 1 part-time administration assistant chief and 30 volunteers who are trained, paid-on-call firefighters. Under the direction of the fire chief there is a deputy chief who is in charge of training and supervises three captains and three lieutenants – one of which is the department's safety officer.
The Christina Lake Fire Department operates out of one hall at the south end of Christina Lake on Swanson Road. We respond to an average of 125 emergency calls a year. The Department responds to a variety of emergency situations with fire suppression as the main mandate. In addition, the department responds to medical first responder emergencies, motor vehicle incidents, auto extrication and also responds to rescue situations on land, ice and water.
The Department continues to have a close working relationship with BC Ambulance Service, the Ministry of Forests, Wildland Fire Protection Branch, adjacent fire departments, and the RCMP.
The Department has active Mutual Aid Agreements in place with the Grand Forks Fire Department and the Joint Fire Service south of the border in Orient, Washington, as well as an Agreement with the BC Ambulance Service.
The Christina Lake Fire Department operates the following mobile equipment:
P.O. Box 18
Christina Lake, B.C. V0H 1E0
Phone (Administration) Fire Hall:
Christina Lake Fire/Rescue