About Nelson Fire & Rescue Service

No call goes unanswered!

Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the department consists of an assistant chief, fire prevention officer/captain, two captains, six firefighters, and a secretary-dispatcher, as well as twenty on-call auxiliary firefighters. All career members have training minimums of NFPA 1001 - Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, and all Officers are trained to NFPA 1021- Fire Officer Professional Qualifications. Nelson Fire & Rescue Service apparatus fleet includes: two fire engines, one aerial ladder truck, one rescue truck and a water tanker.

The Department provides various fire-related services including:

Emergency Services

  • Fire Rescue and Suppression
  • Medical First Responder
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Hazardous Material Incidents
  • Rope Rescue (Low and High Angle)
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Surface Water Rescue

Public Education

Fire Prevention

  • Fire Inspections of public occupancies, hospitals, light and heavy industrial, schools, group homes, daycares, and extended care facilities
  • Fire Investigations
  • Development and Building Plan Review
  • Community Events connecting with multiple demographic groups

Meta Navigation

Pay Now

Pay Now

Pay Online