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.

P.A.R.T.Y. Program

The P.A.R.T.Y. (Prevent Alcohol and Risk Related Trauma in Youth) Program is a dynamic, interactive injury prevention program for teenagers. The program was developed in 1986 at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Ontario, through a request from a group of youth. As of June 2012, there are over 100 sites around the world, seventy-two of which are operating in Canada, and the remainder of the sites are in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Japan and Germany. In Canada, the greatest incidence of trauma injury and death occurs in the fifteen to twenty-four year age group. The P.A.R.T.Y. Program was created to educate teens to the perils of risk-taking behaviour and the tragic consequences that may occur. This program is a vital component in the growing community effort to reduce death and injury in alcohol and risk-related incidents and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the community and generous sponsors.

Public Education Articles

Educating for life!

Comox Fire Rescue offers a variety of courses to the public, including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP). To register for CPR and PEP courses held at our fire station, contact the Comox Recreation Centre ( at 250-339-2255.

Comox Fire Rescue

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