EST. 2007


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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.

Join Our Team! Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue/ Apex Fire Brigade Society

The joint Apex Volunteer Fire Rescue and Apex Fire Brigade Society member application drive is on now!  We are looking for dedicated community members, who are willing to give back to the Apex community in Volunteer Firefighter and Critical Support Unit positions....

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...

Wood Stove 101

Heating your home with a woodstove seems pretty simple, right? Put wood in the stove, light it and it will provide you with warmth. Surprise – There is a lot more going on in your chimney than you think. Creosote is a by-product of wood combustion, a highly...

Boost for fire department

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has granted the Apex Mountain Fire Brigade $1,550. The funds were presented by Area I director Subrina Monteith at the recent Apex Community BBQ. The grant will fund the purchase of fire-resistant coveralls for volunteer...

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....