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 LOW


As of October 15, Whistler is at a Low fire danger rating.  No fires allowed without a permit.  Construction activity may resume to a regular schedule. 

Find out more about the Fire Danger Rating. For 2017, Whistler's fire danger rating is listed as "Cheakamus".  

The Garden Debris Burning dates for Fall 2017 are from October 15 to 31.

Apply for a Campfire or Garden Debris Burning Permit




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 Fire Prevention

There are many ways to protect your property, home 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.

BC Wildfire forest fire
Report Fires

Report all fires in Whistler immediately by dialing 9-1-1.

Report fires outside of Whistler to the BC Wildfire Service at 1-800-663-5555 or *5555 toll-free on most cell networks.


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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