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.

Congratulations to Fire Fighter Richard Quinn. 


A huge congratulations to Fire Fighter Richard Quinn.  Richard recently completed the Fire Officer 1 (NFPA 1021) certificate from the JIBC.

The Fire Officer programs are above and beyond the NFPA 1001 certification that all Fire Fighters in Comox Fire are trained to. Fire Officer 1 is made up of 7 courses, both online and in classroom.

“Comox Fire Rescue is very thankful for Richard’s dedication and hard work.  It’s members like Richard that make our department so successful.” says Chief Gord Schreiner


 Richard joined Comox Fire in August of 2015.  He was named Fire Fighter of the year for 2018 and continues to assist training and mentoring new recruits.


Comox Fire Rescue

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