The Saanich Fire Department was established in 1919. Today the Department employs 112 career firefighters, 9.5 alarm dispatchers and 7 support personnel.
Fire Safety Education
Book a community program, read our fire tips and fact sheets, test your smoke alarm, make an escape plan and meet Sparky the Fire Dog!
Outdoor burning information within the District of Saanich.
Fire Prevention works to reduce loss of life and property resulting from fire by eliminating fire hazards and ensuring regulatory compliance.
Saanich Municipal Council has adopted a bylaw which requires the installation and maintenance of smoke alarms in all existing residential buildings.
When a fire occurs, there is no time for planning. So sit down with your family today and make a step-by-step plan for escaping a fire.
Careers in the Fire Service
Saanich Fire offers positions for fire fighters, fire prevention inspectors, alarm dispatchers and emergency specialists.
Help prevent oil spills by maintaining your oil tank and oil burning equipment and removing tanks no longer in use.
Request a fire station tour or invite us to your event.
Find out about bonfire and fireworks permits in Saanich.
Hear the BEEP where you SLEEP. Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm.