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.

Back to Who We Are

Passions are: Family first (wife Cheryl and four children), helping others, working in the fire service and kayaking.

Gord Schreiner started in the fire service in 1975

Chief Schreiner is also a structural protection specialist (sprinklers) with the Office of the Fire Commissioner and worked at the 2010 Olympics as a venue commander. He also serves as the Educational Chair for the Fire Chiefs Association of British Columbia. In 2010 Chief Schreiner was named the Canadian Career Fire Chief of the year and was also presented the Justice Institute of BC, Award of Excellence. He has a diploma in Fire Service Leadership and has traveled both nationally and internationally delivering fire service training. In 2013 he delivered fire service training in seven different provinces

Comox Fire Rescue

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