EST. 2007

July 16th - Our Annual Apex Wildfire Community Preparedness Day!

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Who we are?

We are a not for profit group of volunteers dedicated to offering Fire Protection to the Apex Mountain Community since 2007.

Get Involved!

We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We’ll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. 

What is FireSmart?

Is your property ready for next year’s fire season? We’re here to help you make sure you’re prepared.

New Year, Big Changes

This past year, the Apex Fire Brigade Society (AFBS) and the Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue (AVFR) have seen significant change and success. The most significant change of all is the AVFR being established as our tax-funded fire protection service for the Apex community....

Donation sparked by tragedy

Fires in the Apex Mountain area will be no match for the local fire department after a B.C. celebrity donated a critical piece of equipment. It was an eye-opening experience when Bryan Reid Sr., founder of Pioneer Log Homes and star of HGTV’s “Timber Kings” lived...

Summer 2021 Update

In March of this year, the community voted for a tax funded Fire Service at Apex. We thank you again for your overwhelming vote of support for this initiative. This would not have been possible without help and support from Director Monteith, the Regional District of...

AFBS Update/FireSmart Season

A lot of you have probably been wondering what happens to the Apex Fire Brigade Society (AFBS) now that the RDOS and Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue (AVFR) have taken over the fire service operations and management of the fire services for the Apex community. The AFBS is...

Get FireSmart Today

BC has endured a long summer of wildfires and data from the province shows that this season is the third-worst year ever in terms of the total area burned. To put it into perspective, 1 hectare is approximately two-and-a-half times the size of an average football...