The District of Sicamous is actively recruiting volunteer firefighters to join the Sicamous Fire Department. If you are interested, please complete the New Recruit Information & Fire Department Application and submit to Fire Chief Brett Ogino at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under the leadership of Fire Chief Brett Ogino, the Sicamous Fire Department provides fire protection, prevention, public education and other related services. The Sicamous Fire Hall is located at 701 Whitehead Street and houses four fire trucks, two Engines, one Tender and one Ladder Truck. The department also has a restored 1928 Gotfredson Fire Truck, the first truck purchased for Sicamous. One of the bays also accommodates the Sicamous Rescue truck. The halls amenities include a training room, activity room, offices, kitchen, showers, sauna and washrooms.
- Full-time Fire Chief (office located at 446 Main Street)
- Deputy Fire Chief
- 15 to 30 paid, on-call volunteer firefighters
The Sicamous Fire Department trains every Tuesday meeting 7 p.m. at the Fire Hall. Training may also take place at the Shuswap Regional Fire Training Center in Salmon Arm. A variety of training topics are covered in-house, while courses such as Live Fire and Emergency Vehicle Driving are covered by accredited training facilities.