Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department
The Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department (ASFD) is a composite department comprised of three career members, including the Fire Chief, Fire Prevention Officer, Training Officer and more than 30 Paid-On-Call Firefighters. The Fire Department is proud to serve the residents, visitors and businesses of both of the communities of Armstrong and Spallumcheen through a variety of services in addition to fire fighting including:
– Public Education
– Road Rescue
– Confined Space Rescue
– Medical First Responder
– Electrical Emergency Response
– Wildland Interface Structural Protection
– Fire Safety Inspections
– Fires Suppression
– Technical Rope Rescue
– Hazardous Material Response
– Fire Safety Plan review
The Armstrong Spallumcheen Quint 1 also known as the ladder truck carries a large overhead ladder and an array of ground ladders. Quint or quintuplet refers to the service of five purposes – fire hose, fire pump, water tank, ground ladders and an aerial device ladder. This truck is the newest addition to ASFD’s fleet.
ASFD’s fleet also contains tenders known as water trucks or water tankers deployed on any scene for supplying water to incidents and support.
Tender 1 has a 1500 gallon capacity of water and a 500GPM pump.
Tender 1-2 has a 1800 gallon capacity of water and a 500GPM pump.
Tender 1-3 has a 2500 gallon capacity of water. It is the largest of the 3 and serves primarily as a water shuttle.
Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Commission
The Fire Commission is comprised of two Council members and staff from each of local municipality including the City of Armstrong and the Township of Spallumcheen, as well as the Chief Administrative Officers and Fire Chief.
All Fire Services Commission meetings are held at 10 a.m., bi-monthly in the Training Room at the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Hall located at 3540 Mill Street, unless otherwise indicated. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the Fire Services Commission meetings.
Agendas and Minutes
Agendas for upcoming Commission meetings are available on the council portal in advance of the Thursday meeting date.
Meetings may be canceled, postponed, or called with appropriate notice.