The Whistler Fire Rescue Service is dedicated to promoting fire and life safety throughout the resort community as well as effectively mitigating problems when they occur.
Fire Prevention Week 2014
This year's Fire Prevention Week takes place October 5 to 11, 2014. The theme is "Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!". Click here for more information.
Fire Danger Rating Information
- NO campfires allowed unless you have obtained a 2014 campfire permit. Click here for information on campfire permits, fire danger ratings and restrictions on campfires and barbecues.
- High-risk construction activities are limited during HIGH and EXTREME danger ratings. Click here for the Interface Construction and Maintenance Regulations. Click here for the quick guide to the fire danger ratings and restrictions on construction.
- The fire danger rating is posted on the BC Wildfire website. Whistler is ‘Blackcomb Base’. Please note that the forecast data is highlighted in blue, and the actual data is usually posted mid-afternoon. The actual data may or may not confirm the forecasted data.
Free Yard Waste Drop Off Weekend
On Saturday, October 11 through Monday, October 13 property owners can drop off their yard waste for free at the Nesters' waste depot. For a tipping fee, yard waste can be dropped off year-round at the Waste Transfer Station in the Callaghan Valley.
Garden Debris Burn Permits
The new Fire Protection and Fireworks Bylaw No. 2046, 2014 was adopted by Council on April 15, 2014. One of the initiatives contained in the bylaw provides Whistler homeowners with the option to burn garden debris on their property from October 15th to October 31st. Please find out more about Garden Debris Burn Permits here.
Looking for a copy of the Fire Protection and Fireworks Bylaw, False Alarm Bylaw, MTI Bylaw, Fire Permits, Construction Regulations in Fire Season, or other regulations?
Fire Programs and Services
The Whistler Fire Rescue Service offers a variety of programs and services to the community, all intended to provide a high level of life and property safety.
This commitment is intended to minimize risk to residents and visitors and provides a safe environment for businesses to thrive in Whistler.
Fire Rescue Opportunities
Want to be part of an innovative, caring, committed, community minded team? The Whistler Fire Rescue Service strives to be a leader in the areas of prevention, education and fire rescue services.
Whistler Fire Halls
- Hall #1: 4315 Blackcomb Way, Whistler Village
- Hall #2: 8900 Highway 99
- Hall #3: 1505 Spring Creek Drive, Spring Creek
For emergencies, dial 911
Whistler Fire Rescue Service
315 Blackcomb Way, Second Floor
Office hours Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.