Welcome to Big White Fire Department

We are a composite fire department with approximately 40 dedicated paid-on-call firefighters. We provide protection to the village of Big White and the Big White Ski Resort, which has a capacity of 25,000 people and accommodations for 20,000 people.

Our Mission

We commit ourselves to preserving life and property by providing: Fire Prevention, Emergency Planning, Public Education and Responding to Emergencies within our community. We dedicate ourselves to the safety, security and well-being of our members.

Work Experience

Over 87% of our Work Experience Program members have been hired by career or paid on call fire departments all across Canada. Next application period begins January 1, 2023.

Fire Safety Plans

Be prepared in case of emergency. Check out our Fire Safety Plans and Useful Links

Sparky for Kids

Kids, visit sparky.org to enjoy some fun fire-safety related games, stories and cartoons.