About Whistler Fire Rescue Service

Whistler fire truck image by Mike Crane

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

Emergency Response

Whistler Fire Rescue Service members are trained to respond to a number of emergency situations, including:

  • medical incidents
  • motor vehicle Incidents
  • technical rescues (swiftwater, confined space, ice and Technical High Angle Rope rescues)​
  • structure fires
  • wildfires
  • hazardous materials incident response
  • mutual assistance to partners and agencies (Squamish, Pemberton, and Black Tusk Fire Departments, Whistler Search and Rescue, Whistler Blackcomb Mountain Patrol, BC WIldfire Service and more).

Public Outreach Activities

Whistler Fire Rescue Service provides fire information and safety training about a variety of non-emergency related topics to reduce the likelihood of incidents occurring. There are a number of educational events and programs held throughout the year for children and adults, including:

  • Fire Prevention Services
  • Business Fire Inspection Program
  • FireSmart
  • Fire Prevention Week
  • school lessons
  • and many more.

View the events calendar for details about upcoming events.  

Community Support

The Whistler Fire Rescue Service is passionate about helping Whistler’s community. Every year, hundreds of hours of service hours are invested in raising funds for various causes. Some of the organizations supported by Whistler Fire Rescue Service include:

Fire Stations

There are three fire stations in Whistler:

  • Fire Station #1: 4315 Blackcomb Way
  • Fire Station #2: 8900 Highway 99
  • Fire Station #3: 1505 Spring Creek Drive

Critical Incident Stress and Support


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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