Serving Kelowna Since 1905

Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Materials

Jul 13, 2011

  The Kelowna Fire Department has four Hazardous Materials Technician Teams available 24/7.  Each team is made up of six firefighters who dedicate themselves to responding to any incident involving chemicals, radiation, biological, or explosive threats to either life or environment.  A HazMat incident could involve anything from an overturned tanker...

Marine Rescue

Marine Rescue

Jun 1, 2011

Kelowna is situated on one of the finest and busiest recreational lakes in Canada.  Okanagan Lake offers everything from pleasure craft boating, sandy beaches, waterfront homes, and SCUBA diving.  The Kelowna Fire Department recognized the need for a quick responding and reliable rescue boat for both marine applications as well as fire fighting on both land...