Lantzville Fire Rescue consists of approximately 30 members dedicated to providing not only fire protection but emergency assistance to the residents of our community. Paid on-call firefighters serve the community in many different ways including emergency response, fire prevention, and education. The Lantzville Volunteer Firefighters Association also provides community support through a number of community functions.

For information on how to apply to be a volunteer Paid On Call Firefighter, please contact Fire Chief Neil Rukus at 250.390.2811 or by email:

View Bylaw No. 185, passed by Council May 27, 2019 for information on fire protection and associated restrictions:

  • District of Lantzville Fire Protection Services Bylaw No. 185, 2019

    Lantzville Fire Rescue produces and makes available to the public, a number of brochures dealing with outdoor burning, fire safety, etc. These information brochures are available on this website or from the Municipal Hall. Questions? Contact Fire Chief Neil Rukus at 250.390.2811 or by email:

    WOOD STOVES AND FIREPLACES We ask that residents please employ good burning practices in wood stoves and fireplaces in consideration of the environment and neighbours. The Province has a great resource for establishing a fire with reduced some levels available here.


    PLEASE REMEMBER: When you are approaching an official vehicle stopped on the side of the road with lights flashing, the law requires you to SLOW DOWN AND MOVE OVER (click here to view public safety ad). LEAVE A LANE - ITS THE LAW!

    Slow Down and Move Over - Nanaimo RCMP Media Advisory February 17, 2017

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