Comox Fire Rescue

Prevention, Emergency Response, and the Comox Fire Training Centre

Comox Fire Rescue provides a variety of preventive and emergency services to a population of over 18,000 in an area of 16 square miles. This includes the Town of Comox, the Comox Fire Protection Improvement District, the Bates Huband Local Service Area (Regional District of Comox-Strathcona), and the Comox Indian Band. They also operate the Comox Fire Training Centre, which trains firefighters from all over Vancouver Island, and even parts of BC and the rest of Canada. The training centre is certified by the JIBC.

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Hazardous Material Emergency Response: Awareness (HZMT100)

  • Comox Fire Rescue 1870 Noel Avenue Comox, BC, V9M 2K9 Canada (map)

Course Description

This course focuses on recognition of a hazardous emergency, personnel safety, hazard assessment, and the notification of the emergency response team using safe, practical, defensive actions all of which are critical components required when dealing with a hazardous situation. Techniques learned are practiced in field exercises. This course is accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard in compliance with NFPA 472.

Course Goals

Participants will gain the skills and knowledge to successfully recognize and size up a hazardous materials incident.


Please provide students' JIBC number when registering. These sessions will sell out quickly so book early!


$160 per student.

Earlier Event: April 2
S.T.A.R.T. Course
Later Event: April 21
Personal Emergency Preparedness

Comox Fire Rescue

1870 Noel Ave, Comox, BC, V9M 2K9, Canada