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.

Meet our Members: Adam Auld

This week on Meet our Members, we interview our newest Work Experience member Adam Auld!

CFR: Could you provide a brief background of your fire service career?

I've been a volunteer firefighter in Whitestone, Ontario for 5 years. I work full time as a rope rescue technician at Firewise training and consulting for 2 years.

CFR: Was there any specific event that first interested you in becoming a fire fighter?

I got interested in the fire service when I was 17 and joined my local fire department. I always wanted a job where I can help people and make a difference. Also I enjoy the variety and challenge the fire service offers

CFR: What is your favourite part of volunteering for Comox Fire Rescue (or working in the valley in general)?

My favourite part about volunteering for Comox Fire (other than the view of the mountains) is the amount of community involvement we do.

CFR: Outside of the fire department, what are your interests/hobbies?

Outside the department I enjoy hunting, fishing and atving.

CFR: What are some major changes you have seen in the fire service industry during your career?

The biggest change I've seen being in the fire service is the precautionary measure taken to help reduce the risk of cancers in firefighters.

Comox Fire Rescue

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