Vernon Fire Rescue Services has proudly been serving the citizens of Vernon for 129 years.
Our team values professionalism, compassion, courage, unity and strength. Through these values, we are proud to provide life safety services and leadership to our community.
Pride. Compassion. Courage. Community.
To be recognized as industry leaders in fire prevention, safety, response and recovery while working within a healthy, respectful, community-focused culture. We will achieve this by continuously developing capacity and ability within our department; developing service-focused programs; strengthening relationships with our community, with our leaders and with each other; fostering strong leadership and trust at every level and remaining grounded in our values.
Eight Year Strategic Plan 2018-2025
The VFRS Eight (8) Year Strategic Plan addresses key enablers for the provision of reliable and safe service which include a funded replacement schedule for fire apparatus, such as fire engines, tenders and a ladder truck; a life cycle replacement plan for equipment including self-contained breathing apparatus, ladders, personal protective equipment; the long term operation of the three fire halls; staffing and one time projects.