Hemlock Valley Volunteer Fire Department

In the event of an emergency, call 911

For a medical emergency, request Hemlock Valley Fire first. We're in the village and here to help in minutes.

Community Safety

Our volunteers serve Hemlock citizens and visitors with emergency responses to fire suppression, medical aid and motor vehicle incidents.

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First Responders

More than a fire service, our members are professionally trained, certified and licensed First-Responders.

Alertable is an emergency notification system that enables the FVRD to send alerts to residents, businesses, and visitors during critical events.

How to apply:


    1. Download and print the membership application form. Fill in the form and mail or drop off in person to the FVRD office in Chilliwack.
    2. You will need to give permission for a Criminal Record Check. Once you have the application completed, present it in person to your local police detachment. Be sure to take proper ID with you. The results will be delivered to the FVRD.
    3. Obtain a driver’s abstract from ICBC. Or call; 1-800-950-1498. You can request they fax the abstract to FVRD at 604-702-5480
    4. You will receive a phone call and/or email once you’ve been approved. Check with the Fire Chief or Deputy Chief periodically, as you may be able to attend training sessions while awaiting final approval.
    5. Once you have been approved you will be required to fill in a members information form and submit it to the FVRD for Work Safe BC and Medical coverage.

Since its inception in 1985 and its official opening in 1986, the men and women of the Hemlock Valley Volunteer Fire Department have devoted their time and expertise to protecting and preserving life and property in the village.

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News and Announcements

FireSmart Neighbourhood Assessments

Working with consultant BA Blackwell, the Fraser Valley Regional District will be conducting a FireSmart Neighbourhood Assessment for Hemlock Valley. Scheduled for spring 2022. A firm date will be announced to the community when this winter’s snow has largely melted. Neighbourhood Assessments are higher level evaluations that look at issues of concern in development areas

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HVVFD Casino Night Fundraiser 2022

The following is a message released February 23rd from our local fire department regarding the status of its annual Casino Night Fundraiser event for 2022. “First of all, the Volunteer Fire Department would like to Thank our entire community for the support you have shown us over the past years and especially during this very

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