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Volunteer Fire Department

New Hazelton Volunteer Fire Department

Recent News:

May 4 & 5, 2013: Cliff and Helene went to a "Train the Trainer" course in Thornhill to certify them to train their new recruits the Basic Fire Fighter course.




Fire Chief: Cliff Coukell

Deputy Fire Chief: Randy Combs

Other members: Mike Glover, Helene Paranich, Zane Hobenshield, Norm Anderson, Mike Weeber, Scott Smith, Jennifer Smith, Michaela Glover, Danielle Henwood, Ricky Letendre, Samuelle Simard, Olivier Simard, BJ Schiltroth, PeterSchopfer, Trevor Semple, David Blackburn

Junior Fire Fighters: Josephine Kern, Brandon Greenall

Area of Coverage:


The fire department covers the District of New Hazelton, 2 Mile, South Hazelton, out to 15km east of New Hazelton on highway 16, and west to Ross Lake road.

They also cover wildland fires in this area.


Hazeltons' and Districts Rescue covers from Moricetown to Coyote Creek (just west of Cedarvale), all of Kispiox road, and all of the service roads in this area. This is an area of around 18,000 square kilometers.  

Services Provided:


Fire Protection Municipal and Wildland, Highway Rescue, Slope Rescue, Medical Assists



All of our members have the following training:

Fire Fighter Training

Vehicle Extrication Training

Rope / Slope Rescue

First Responder Medical Training (minimum)

Emergency Vehicle Operations

S-100 Wildland Fire Fighting

Incident Scene Management

Live Fire Training

How can you get involved?


Practices are Monday Nights 19:00hrs - 21:00hrs. For more information, you can contact the District of New Hazelton office.