Fire Rescue

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

Whistler Fire Rescue

Report All Fires

Residents, neighbours and visitors, report all fires.

  • In Whistler: Dial 9-1-1 for Whistler Fire Rescue Service.
  • Outside of Whistler: Report wildfires to the BC Wildfire Service at 1-800-663-5555 or dial *5555 toll-free on most cell networks.
     

Fire Danger Rating

The campfire ban for the Coastal Fire Centre has been rescinded, please click here for details.  However, no fires are allowed in Whistler unless you have obtained a fire permit.

Whistler's fire danger rating is Low, however no fires are allowed in Whistler unless you have obtained a fire permit. 

The Fire Danger Rating is updated on the BC Wildfire website.  Note that Whistler is "Blackcomb Base" on the chart, and daily ratings are usually posted by mid-afternoon. 4 = High; 5 = Extreme.

Campfires and barbeques

Construction activity

Campfires

  • Campfires are only allowed when the Fire Danger Rating in Whistler is low or moderate, and a Fire Permit is required.

Fire Regulations, Permits and Bylaws

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 Regulations, Permits and Bylaws

 

Do Your Part, Be FireSmart!

While the forests around Whistler are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike, they are also a source of fuel for fires.

Homeowners are encouraged to take simple measures to protect their property and the Whistler community against the ignition and spread of wildfire.

Find resources to make your property FireSmart.  

 

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 Programs and Services
 

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.

Fire Rescue Opportunities
 

Whistler Fire Halls

  • Hall #1: 4315 Blackcomb Way, Whistler Village
  • Hall #2: 8900 Highway 99
  • Hall #3: 1505 Spring Creek Drive, Spring Creek
     

Contact

For emergencies, dial 911.        

Non-emergency contact:
Whistler Fire Rescue Service
315 Blackcomb Way, Second Floor
604-935-8260
Office hours Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Report fires:

  • In Whistler, dial 911.
  • Outside Whistler, phone BC Wildfire Service at 1-800-663-5555 or dial *5555 toll-free on most cell networks.