Fire Rescue and Emergency Management


At this time Vernon Fire Rescue Services will not be hosting Station Tours or completing Car Seat Inspections. 

Vernon Fire - Rescue is responsible for community safety in many ways: 

Responding to and mitigating emergency situations to protect life and property, minimize damage, injury or loss, and do so as quickly, effectively and as well prepared as possible are the primary goals of fire and rescue services.

During non-emergency times, Vernon Fire - Rescue is focusing on awareness, fire and life safety public education, legislation, bylaw compliance and training. More specifically Vernon Fire - Rescue provides:

  •  First Medical Response
  •  Fire suppression, fire inspections and investigations, including Fee for Service Agreements
  •  Road Rescue, motor vehicle incident responses
  •  Public education and community relations
  •  Hazardous Materials response and Confined Space Rescue, including Fee for Service Agreements
  •  Emergency Program and Emergency Support Services management

Request a Car Seat Check

Mobile Vendor Inspection Request

Submit a Fire Inspection Request

Custom inspections fall outside the realm of regular legislated inspections. If you require a fire inspection please use our fire inspection request form. Please contact your building inspector for building inspections. 

Request a Fire Inspection

If you would like to visit the Fire Station or would like the fire department to attend your event please use our request an event form. Please note that tours of the fire stations are only available Monday-Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. 

Station Tour Request

Community Event Request

Links: Public Fire and Life Safety Education
Links: Codes and Standards
Burning Permits

If you require a burning permit please contact Vernon Fire Rescue 250-542-5361.

Burning permits are only issued between November 1 and April 30. 

Lock Boxes

Lock Boxes (key or code deposit boxes) provide building owners and residents certainty that their building can be accessed by the fire department.  For more information on requirements and procedures please contact