Fire Rescue

The Whistler Fire Rescue Service (WFRS) is dedicated to promoting fire and life safety throughout the resort community, as well as effectively mitigating problems when they occur.

Forest Fire Hazard MODERATE

As of Sunday June 11th, the fire danger rating is MODERATE.

Fire permits in Whistler are subject to the fire danger rating.  No fires are allowed when the fire danger rating is at "High" or "Extreme".  Find out more about the Fire Danger Rating. For 2017, Whistler's fire danger rating is listed as "Cheakamus".  

Wildfire prevention
Fire Danger Rating and Prevention

Campfires are not permitted in Whistler when the forest fire hazard rating is HIGH or EXTREME. Permits are require for campfires or garden debris burning.

RMOW FireSmart assessment. Photo credit: Mike Crane
FireSmart and Wildfire Prevention

There are many ways to protect your property and the Whistler community against the ignition and spread of fires.

Whistler Fire Rescue Service. Photo credit: Mike Crane
About Whistler Fire Rescue Service

Whistler Fire Rescue Service focuses on education, prevention, and effective emergency response.

Whistler Fire Rescue Service photo credit: Mike Crane
Fire Permits and Regulations

More often than not, the best way to prevent a fire is to stop it from starting. Whistler has fire regulations to keep the community fire-free.


For emergencies, dial 911.

Non-emergency contact:
Whistler Fire Rescue Service
4325 Blackcomb Way
Office hours Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



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