Message from the Chief

A Message from the Chief

Kamloops Fire Rescue has a long and proud history serving the community and it citizens since inception in August 7, 1884. Since that time many fine citizens have contributed towards the safety and protection of our community through their local fire service. That tradition continues today, as the City of Kamloops is proudly served by dedicated staff working out of seven fire stations geographically located throughout Kamloops boundaries.

I am proud to have this opportunity to serve as Fire Chief alongside the dedicated staff that comprise today’s Kamloops Fire Rescue. Our staff members are committed to providing excellence of service each and every day.

Kamloops Fire Rescue’s Mission Statement is to protect the lives and property of our citizens and visitors by providing excellence in emergency response, fire prevention, and public education. To fulfill this purpose our service is comprised of four core Divisions:

  • Emergency Response
    • Fire Suppression
    • Medical First Response
    • Motor Vehicle Incidents
    • Hazardous Materials Response
    • Technical/High Angle Rescue, Water/Ice Rescue, Confined Space Rescue
  • Fire Prevention
    • Fire Investigations
    • Public Education
    • Building Inspections
    • Permits
    • Plan Review
  • Training
    • Career and Auxiliary Firefighters
  • Support Services
    • Dispatch
    • Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance and Repair
    • Administrative Services

Please contact myself or our staff for assistance with any additional information on any of the services that Kamloops Fire Rescue provides.


Dale McLean

Dale McLean
Fire Chief





Kamloops Fire Rescue
1205 Summit Drive
Kamloops, BC V2C 5R9
P: 250-372-5131 F: 250-372-1447
E: fireinfo@kamloops.ca

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