Fire Protection

Fire Protection

The District of Coldstream Fire Protection Bylaw No. 1712, establish fire services for the District.  The general mandate of the Fire Department is to take all proper measures for the prevention, control and extinguishment of fires, and for the protection of life and property, and the enforcement of all municipal bylaws respecting fire prevention.

Contact information

The delivery of this fire protection service is currently provided by two fire halls, one in Lavington and one in west Coldstream, with 25 paid-on-call volunteer firefighters at each hall.  The fire halls are not manned; however, non-emergency contact may be made to:

Fire Emergency:  call 9-1-1.

General Inquires:  contact the Municipal Office at 250-545-5304 or fill out the Contact Us form.

Fire Inspections and Investigations:  contact Keith Green, Protective Services Manager at 250-545-5304 or fill out the Contact Us form.


Firefighter Application

Consider joining the District of Coldstream's dedicated team of volunteer firefighters!

Volunteer firefighters are your neighbours, your co-workers and your friends. They are caring and dedicated individuals who are prepared to come to your aid whenever they are called to do so. The District of Coldstream relies heavily on our volunteers to assist in fire protection. The District of Coldstream consists of two Fire Halls, Coldstream and Lavington.

If you are interested in becoming a valued member of your community, please fill out an Application. The form is a fillable PDF and the preferred method of completion is online.  Once the form has been completed, applicants should print out and send it by email to

Alternatively, the form can be printed, filled out by hand, scanned and emailed to The form can also be mailed to or dropped off in person at:

District of Coldstream                                 Coldstream Fire Hall                                 Lavington Fire Hall
9901 Kalamalka Rd.                      or          8008 Aberdeen Rd.                         or        9739 School Rd.            
Coldstream, B.C.                                         Coldstream, B.C.                                       Lavington, B.C. 
V1B 1L6                                                      V1B 2J6                                                    V1B 3G4

Once the completed application form has been received by the District, it will be forwarded to the Fire Chief.  


The District of Coldstream
9901 Kalamalka Road
Coldstream, BC V1B 1L6
Tel: (250) 545-5304
Fax: (250) 545-4733
Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed on Statutory Holidays
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