Emergency Services

Contacts

The following list of contacts are provided to the public. Please call them directly or click on their name to go to their website if one is available.

If you are looking for a contact and cannot locate on the website or in the phone book, please contact the Municipal Office at 250-401-4100.

Contact Phone Role
BC Ambulance 911 Emergencies – Threat to Life
Fire Department – Chetwynd & Area 911 Fires, Road Rescue
RCMP 911 All Emergencies

 Other Agencies

Contact Phone Role
BC Hydro 1-800-PowerOn Hydro Issues
Fortis BC 1-800-663-9911 Gas Emergencies
Wildfire Reporting 1-800-663-5555 Report all Wildfires
BC Ministry of Environment 1-800-663-3456 Hazardous Spills, Gas Leaks, Oil Spills
BC Ministry of Transportation 1-604-660-9771 Road Hazard Reporting
Caribou Road Services 1-800-667-2322 Peace River– Road Hazard Reporting
Provincial Emergency Program 1-800-663-3456 Earthquakes, floods, dangerous spills
Peace River Regional District  1-800-670-7773  Regional District
BC Centre for Disease Control  604-660-0584  Provincial Health Services
Environment Canada – Weather Warnings Click on left for link to website  Weather Information

Plan Authority

The District of Chetwynd Emergency Measures Bylaw No. 859/G/07 provides District officials the authority to establish the emergency program, to expend money and to take the necessary action to prepare for and respond to any major emergency or disaster that may impact the District of Chetwynd.

The District of Chetwynd is responsible for meeting any obligations and requirements outlined in the Emergency Program Act and related regulations. The legislation requires local authorities to prepare or cause to be prepared local emergency plans, to establish and maintain an emergency management organization, to develop and implement emergency plans and other emergency preparedness, response and recovery measures.