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  • Applications are now being accepted for the 2nd annual Ann Hancock Conference Award. The award provides a free Conference registration for one fire chief, including hotel accommodations and travel per diems. 

    Applications that fit the following criteria will be accepted through your Zone Director until March 15, 2015.


    1.       Member of the FCABC

    2.       Operational Budget under $100,000

    3.       Nominations may be made by a neighbouring department, governing board or the member’s department

    4.       Must include a brief description of the department/chief officer and why they are deserving of the funds

     If you have any questions, please contact the office.

  • WorkSafe BC - Hazard Awareness Slide Show

    WorkSafeBC has produced a hazard awareness slide show in relation to the fire and explosion in Enderby, BC which resulted in the fatal injuries to Capt. Daniel Botkin. The slide show is now available to the public and can be accessed through the following links:

    YouTube link

    WorkSafeBC web site link

  • Intermodal Shipping Container Fire Safety Report

    This report is dedicated to Captain Daniel Botkin, who died in the line of duty in Enderby British Columbia on December 29, 2011. Captain Botkin was killed when a shipping container adjacent to a burning structure exploded unexpectedly. Captain Botkin, members of the fire service, and the owner of the shipping container were unaware of the potential for catastrophic failure of shipping containers when they are exposed to high temperatures.

    Read the full report here.

  • New Fire Training Standard Announced

    Today the OFC announced the establishment of minimum training standards for firefighters. We thank FCABC 1st Vice President Don Jolley, BCFTOA President Dean Colthorp and Fire Commissioner Gord Anderson for their hard work and dedication to addressing this need. Any questions regarding these standards should be directed to the Office of the Fire Commissioner.

    Read the Press Release and Training Standard here

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  • Thinking of becoming a member? If you're involved with one of the following groups you should!

    • Chief Officers
    • Associate "A" Members (Industry Trade)
    • Associate "B" Members (Industry Service)
    • Retired Chief Officers

    Membership in the Fire Chiefs' Association is open to only those persons residing within the Province of British Columbia. Members shall consist of management officers of federal, provincial, regional, and local or an industrial fire service that are responsible for fire protection functions at the policy making or management levels. Active Members shall be voting members and have the right to hold office