Central Saanich Fire Department
IN AN EMERGENCY DIAL: 9-1-1
The Central Saanich Municipality is well served by the Central Saanich Fire Department's dedicated and experienced firefighters. All of our 5 career firefighters and 52 volunteer members are dedicated fire suppression and rescue professionals trained and certified under the British Columbia firefighters training program.
We are located at: 1512 Keating Cross Road, Saanichton, BC, V8M 1W9
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
General Inquiries/Non Emergency
Chris Vrabel, Fire Chief
Lisa Banfield, Administrative Assistant
John Robertson, Assistant Chief & Fire Prevention Officer
Rob Syverson, Fire Inspector
Brennan Gummer, Firefighter/Child Seat Safety Technician
Forrest Owens, Assistant Chief & Training Officer
Emergency Services Links
Peninsula Emergency Measures Organization (PEMO)
In times of emergency, PEMO provides Emergency Social Services, Communications, Search and Rescue, and Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness on the Saanich Peninsula. This group primarily serves the District of Central Saanich, District of North Saanich, and the Town of Sidney. It is also part of the Capital Regional District.
Emergency Management BC (EMBC)
EMBC is a division of the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Emergency Management BC. EMBC works with local governments year round, providing training and support before, during, and after emergencies.