Public Safety is a top priority at the City of Campbell River and a number of organizations play lead roles in protecting people and property within the city and region.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can occur anytime, anywhere. Some allow for preparation; others occur swiftly and without warning. There are things we can all do to make emergency situations a little easier to handle. Your key to reducing the effects of an emergency is to be prepared. We all have a role to play.

Emergency Preparedness and Management within the City of Campbell River is a cooperative effort with the Strathcona Regional District. Emergency Management responds to major emergencies with planning, resources and personnel along with the firefighters and police officers that may be required to respond in an effective and coordinated manner to an emergency so that the municipality can remain in control of the disaster-response effort. more...

Fire Services

Fire Services are provided by the City of Campbell River Fire Department. The City of Campbell River Fire Department consists of two fire-halls and a compliment of career and auxiliary firefighters providing fire protection services throughout the city. The service is dispatched through the North Island 911 command centre located in the City of Campbell River. more...

Flood Evacuation Area

In the event of a major earthquake or severe storm, some areas of Campbell River may be subject to flooding risk. Find information about emergency planning and evacuation areas here. more...

Other Public Safety Agencies

Information on the Coast Guard, BC Ambulance, Campbell River Search and Rescue more...

Policing Services

Read about how the Police Services within the City of Campbell River are provided by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).  more...

What's New
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!