Strategic Plan

Vernon Fire Rescue Services Eight (8) Year Strategic Plan 2018-2025

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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.

The plan sets out immediate objectives to replace breathing apparatus in 2017, to contract out dispatch services in 2018, to initiate fire apparatus replacement through purchase of a fire engine in 2018, to initiate hose replacement in 2018, to add four career firefighters in 2019, and to increase paid-per-call and paid-on-call firefighters.