Fire Department

Fire hall

The Castlegar Fire Department works out of a new centrally located fire hall which they first occupied in May, 1999. This 14,000 square foot building includes an administration and dispatch area, kitchen/lounge facility, training room/emergency operations centre, weight room, training tower and workshop. Three pumpers and a rescue truck are housed in the 6 drive-thru bays. This building is also equipped with an emergency power generator.










In addition, a satellite fire hall located at the West Kootenay Regional Airport Airport houses an Amertek crash truck and an emergency spill response trailer.


Engine #1 - 2003 Spartan Superior E1

Engine #1

Engine #2 - 1995 Volvo, Purchased from Anderson Engineering Ltd. in Langley, 1050 gpm Hale pump and also services as a Tender.

Engine #4

Ladder #1 - CFD Ladder #1, 2016 Rosenbauer 100 foot platform/engine with a 1750 gpm pump

Ladder #1

Red 2 - 1988 Amertek Airport Crash Truck 4X4

Red 2



Rescue Vehicle

Rescue 1 - 1999 Ford 450 4X4 built by Emergency Response Systems Inc. (ERS) of Langley. It is used for highway rescue and first response medical calls

Rescue 1

Emergency Transport Vehicle

ETV - 1995 Ford 4X4 Emergency Transport Unit 

Rescue 1

Command Vehicles

Command 1 - 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 4X4

Command 1

Command 2 - 2008 Dodge Ram 4X4 pickup

Command 2

Command 3 - 2003 Dodge Durango 4X4

Command 3


Antique 1 - 1923 White LaFrance - Purchased new in 1923 by the Tadanac fire department. Sold to the Village of Kinnaird (now Castlegar south) in 1948 then sold to Waldies Mill. Returned to Castlegar Fire Department in 1988 and restored by Castlegar Firefighters.Antique 1

Antique 2 - 1952 Mercury LaFrance, Purchased new by the Castlegar Fire Department given to Celgar Pulp Company in 1978 served until 1993 when it was donated back to the Castlegar Fire Department presently being restored by the Castlegar Firefighters Antique 2