Open for Business Award - 2018 Winner
The District of Chetwynd is proud to have received the 2018 Open for Business Award!

Protective Services

Message from the Mayor

The District of Chetwynd is committed to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the citizens it serves.  Local Authorities have the responsibilities to prepare for, response to and recover from disasters or emergencies.

The District of Chetwynd Emergency Plan follows the principles of the British Columbia Emergency Response Management System as set out by the Provincial Emergency Program (PEP) for managing and coordinating emergency response and recovery operations.

The Mayor and Council take emergency management seriously and encourage all businesses and residents to become informed in emergency preparedness in order to minimize the potential impacts on the community of Chetwynd.

Merlin Nichols

Chetwynd Volunteer Fire Department

The Chetwynd Volunteer Fire Department consists of 30 active volunteers including the Fire Chief.

Equipment used by the department are a pumper truck, ladder truck, initial response vehicle and a rescue vehicle. The Chetwynd Volunteer Fire Department responds to fires within the designated fire boundary of the District of Chetwynd and motor vehicle rescues beyond the boundaries.

Fire Chief/Emergency Coordinator


Chetwynd Fire Department Operational Guidelines Table of Contents

Chetwynd Fire Department Operational Guidelines


Reward for reporting vandalism – Council established a policy whereby up to a $1,000 reward be paid for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of persons doing damage to District properties.