Fire Rescue


Effective at noon on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, campfires, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires are prohibited throughout the province of British Columbia. 

To report an unattended campfire or open burning violation call 9-1-1

To report a wildfire call 1-800-663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cell phone.  

All campfire permits are suspended until the ban is lifted. 

In addition to campfires, Category 2, and Category 3 open fires, the following activities are also prohibited:  

  • The use of fireworks 
  • The use of sky lanterns 
  • The use of burn barrels or burn cages of any size or description  
  • The use of binary exploding targets 
  • The use of tiki and similar kinds of torches  
  • The use of Chimineas  
  • The use of outdoor stoves or other portable campfire apparatus without a CSA or ULC rating 
  • The use of air curtain burners in Cariboo, Coastal, Northwest, Prince George, and Southeast Fire Centres   

Squamish Fire Rescue is a composite fire department that is dedicated to providing an effective service to our community through Prevention, Education and Emergency Response. 

Temporary Fire Hall #1 - Training Site, (not staffed)
38042 Clarke Drive, Squamish

Fire Hall #2 -  Administration, (staffed hall) 
40439 Tantalus Road, Garibaldi Highlands
Phone: 604.898.9666

Contact us at sfr@squamish.ca or 604.898.9666.

Office hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday - closed for lunch between 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Please note - due to the nature of our business, the office may be closed periodically without notice.

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