Bow Horn Bay Fire Department


At the heart of the department are our Volunteer Members who selflessly contribute their time and expertise. 

Volunteers participate in firefighting, emergency response, and community outreach activities.  They are supported by training programs, mentoring, and opportunities for professional development. 

At Bow Horn Bay Fire Department, we are proud to say that we are “Professionally staffed by Volunteers”.



Members meet every Thursday evening from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. 

We welcome anyone who is interested in joining as a member to come along to one of our practice nights and see what we offer.



If you would like to give back to the your community, BOW HORN BAY FIRE DEPT. is the place for you. 


What do we want from you:

  • Attend Thursday evening fire practice (7:00 - 9:00 p.m.)
  • Live in the communities of Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Spider Lake or Horne Lake
  • 16 years & up 
  • A valid BC Drivers Licence (abstract required)
  • Complete a RCMP Security Check


We Provide:

  • Firefighter Training
  • Medical First Responder training
  • Uniforms 
  • Paid-on-call and Training Pay
  • Medical Benefits and Insurance Coverage
  • Airbrake Certification


Our Fire Dept feels like family and that's exactly how we see our community. 

Training is always open to the public - see you this Thursday @ 7:00 p.m.                                       

Join our Team